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Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

a grantmaking history, 1934-2009

by Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

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Published by Alfred P. Sloan Foundation in New York .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsH62 .A516 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL24534292M
LC Control Number2009039561

The foundation also gave M.I.T. $5-million to establish a Center for Advanced Engineering Study, whose students are practicing engineers and professors of engineering. Two years ago Mr. Sloan established the Alfred P. Sloan Fund for Basic Research in the Physical Sciences at M.I.T. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, New York, New York. likes. We're a private foundation that makes grants in support of research and education in science, technology, engineering, and ers:

An Alfred P. Sloan Foundation project designed to investigate the culminating stages of faculty careers, including the structures and cultures that support faculty retirement transitions. This project builds on a prior round of awards to institutions that have innovative best practices in these areas. Advice To A Young Scientist (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Series) Peter B. Medawar To those interested in a life in science, Sir Peter Medawar, Nobel laureate, deflates the myths of invincibility, superiority, and genius; instead, he demonstrates it is common sense and an inquiring mind that are essential to the scientist’s calling.

Sloan today is revered as a pioneer of business management; his name graces the Sloan School of Management at MIT, as well as his charitable causes, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (Charles Kettering was a pioneering GM engineer)/5. Major funding for "Making North America" is provided by the Alfred P Sloan Foundation. National corporate funding for NOVA is provided by Draper. Major funding for NOVA is provided by the David H.


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Sloan Foundation The New York-based Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, founded inmakes grants in science, technology and economic performance. Sloan’s program in Public Understanding of Science and Technology, directed by Doron Weber, supports books, radio, film, television, theater and new media to reach a wide, non-specialized audience.

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