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

2015 The Physics of What Happens

FQXi's Physics of What Happens program was made possibly through support of a grant from the Templeton World Charity Foundation. The PIs listed below have been recommended for grants via FQXi's donor advised fund for the Physics of What Happens program.

Display Large Grant awardees from:

Awardee   Institution Value   Project Title
John Harding New Mexico State University $44,330 Events as Decompositions
Lorenzo Maccone / Seth Lloyd / Vittorio Giovannetti Universita' di Pavia / Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Scuola Normale Superiore $44,965 Quantum Spacetime from Events
Matthew Leifer Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics $52,601 Quantum Theory in the Block Universe
Thomas Durt / Ralph Willox / Samuel Colin Institut Fresnel - UMR 7249 / University of Tokyo / Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas $54,650 Quantum Rogue Waves as Emerging Quantum Events
Samir Mathur The Ohio State University $59,106 What is an event?
Anthony Short University of Bristol $59,280 Emergent Relativity
Sean Carroll Caltech $60,044 What Happens Inside the Quantum State?
Benjamin Schumacher Kenyon College $73,425 Eidostates and physical records of events
Antonio Acín ICFO $76,296 Quantum Bayesian networks: the physics of nonlocal events
Catalina Oana Curceanu Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare $85,000 "Events" as we see them: experimental test of the collapse models as a solution of the measurement-problem.
Carlo Rovelli CPT Marseille $90,000 Quantum events as the basis of quantum mechanics and quantum gravity
Eric Cavalcanti Griffith University $94,300 Events, agents and causation in ontological models of quantum theory
John Barrow University of Cambridge $95,954 Stuff Happens: the Physics of Events
Kevin Resch / Robert Spekkens University of Waterloo / Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics $99,705 Experimental test of intrinsically quantum causal relations
Steven Giddings University of California, Santa Barbara $101,899 Observables in quantum spacetime
Howard Wiseman / Michael Hall Griffith University $103,895 How do measurement events emerge from Many Interacting Worlds?
Adrian Kent University of Cambridge $105,000 Quasiclassical events in Relativistic Quantum Field Theory
Sabine Hossenfelder Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies $126,000 Spacetime Defects
Miguel Navascués Bilkent University $132,480 Towards an almost quantum physical theory
Raphael Bousso University of California, Berkeley $142,820 Quantum Information, Quantum Gravity, and Quantifying How Much Happens
Lucien Hardy / Jamie Vicary Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics / University of Oxford $148,325 Categorical Compositional Physics
Wojciech Zurek Theiss Research $150,000 Events, Irreversibility, and the Objective Past of a Quantum Universe
TOTAL   $2,000,075

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