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How do I get involved?

As a scientist:
  • All qualified researchers with a deep interest in foundational questions are encouraged to apply for FQXi grant programs and participate in contests. Watch for announcements of these opportunities at

  • Large Grant winners and top Essay Contest winners are automatically given Membership to FQXi. Additionally, nominations from the Membership itself are solicited semi-annually. Subject to approval by FQXi, individuals with multiple nominations are invited as Members. Members may participate in FQXi in a number of ways, such as applying for Mini-Grants and recommending new initiatives.

  • serves as a central access point to both technical and non-technical talks and articles on foundational questions, and hosts a number of discussion Forums.

  • There will also be a number of smaller workshops and conferences sponsored by FQXi. These will provide an excellent opportunity for the scientific community to participate in, and contribute to, foundational questions research.

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