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The Philomathia Foundation


Philomathia Foundation

The Philomathia Foundation was established in 2004 by the Chung brothers, and is a private charitable organization that is registered in both Canada and Hong Kong. The Foundation provides seed funding, scholarships and fellowships to leading research universities around the world. 

More information on the Foundation, its founders, and mission can be found on the Philomathia Foundation website

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History of Wealth Project

This project, co-funded by the Philomathia Foundation and the Isaac Newton Trust, investigates the broader significance of wealth an inheritance in 19th and early-20th century Britain.

This programme was launched by POLIS in October 2013, and aims to train future policy-makers to value and promote evidence-based policies that can most benefit society.