Large Grants
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Previous Programs

2020 Consciousness in the Physical World

2019 Intelligence in the Physical World

2019 Information as Fuel

2018 Agency in the Physical World

2016 Physics of the Observer

2015 The Physics of What Happens

2013 Physics of Information

2010 The Nature of Time

2008 Foundational Questions in Physics and Cosmology

2006 Foundational Questions in Physics and Cosmology

2020 Consciousness in the Physical World

Display Large Grant awardees from:

Awardee   Institution Value   Project Title
Kelvin McQueen / Marcus Müller Chapman University / IQOQI Vienna, Austrian Academy of Sciences $31,728 Mathematical models of idealism and dualism: an adversarial collaboration
Lee Smolin Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics $49,500 Consciousness in the causal theory of views
Eliahu Cohen / Yakir Aharonov / Avshalom Elitzur / Avishy Carmi Bar-Ilan University / Chapman University / Chapman University / Ben-Gurion University of the Negev $56,350 The hard problem viewed from a top-down quantum vantage point
H. K. Andersen Simon Fraser University $56,524 Temporal Structure in the Integrated Information Theory of Consciousness
Howard Wiseman / Eric Cavalcanti / Peter Evans Griffith University / The University of Queensland $63,187 Quantum and consciousness: paths to experiment, and implications for interpretations
Nao Tsuchiya / Hayato Saigo / Steven Phillips Monash University / Nagahama Institute of Bio-Science and Technology, Japan / National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan $66,000 Precision phenomenology: revealing the structure of qualia
Angelo Bassi University of Trieste $74,750 Consciousness and wave function collapse
Wojciech Zurek Theiss Research $75,000 Conscious of a Classical World in a Quantum Universe
Catalina Curceanu / Lajos Diósi / Maaneli Derakhshani INFN - Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati / Wigner Research Centre for Physics / Rutgers University $78,000 ICON: Novel intertwined theoretical and experimental approach to test the ORCHestrated Objective Reduction theory as physical basis of consciousness
James P. Crutchfield Art and Science Laboratory $87,082 Quantitative Explorations in Nonhuman Consciousness—Signatures of Cetacean Intelligence and Social Awareness
Karim Jerbi University of Montreal $88,596 Quale weaving: A strong test of integrated information theory by neurofeedback
Lidia del Rio ETH Zürich - Institute for Theoretical Physics $90,000 Conditions for sentience in physical theories
Matilde Marcolli California Institute of Technology $94,217 Towards a Topological Model of Consciousness
Joseph Kirschvink / Shinsuke Shimojo / Felicity Meakins California Institute of Technology / University of Queensland $100,000 Cross-Linguistic EEG Comparisons on the use of Geomagnetic Cues by the Human Brain as a Path for Understanding Consciousness
Doris Y. Tsao / Janis K. Hesse California Institute of Technology $100,000 Neural construction of conscious perception
Sean Tull / Quanlong Wang / Johannes Kleiner / Bob Coecke Topos Institute / University of Oxford and Topos Institute / Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich / University of Oxford $108,573 Categorical Theories of Consciousness: Bridging Neuroscience and Fundamental Physics
Caslav Brukner / Veronika Baumann IQOQI Vienna, Austrian Academy of Sciences $109,900 Conscious Encapsulated Observers
Aviva Berkovich-Ohana University of Haifa $124,235 Studying the boundaries of self-consciousness using a unique MEG-neurophenomenology setup
Moshe Shay Ben-Haim / Ran R. Hassin   The Hebrew University of Jerusalem $150,000 Consciousness Without Language: Exploration in Non-Verbal Species and Human Babies
Kobi Kremnitzer University of Oxford $196,232 Pump priming for a new Centre for Mathematical Approaches to Consciousness at Oxford
TOTAL   $1,799,874

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