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A total of 2.7 million was awarded. FQXi is set up to support investigation of foundational questions. Here is a sampling of the awards, chosen with a hefty componenent of randomness. Gives an idea of some of the kinds of things FQXi supports.

Stephon Alexander Penn State $65,000 Foundational Questions in Cosmology and Quantum Gravity

Giovanni Amelino-Camelia University La Sapienza $65,000 Falsifiable Quantum-Gravity Theories of Not Everything

John Baez UC Riverside $131,865 Categorifying Fundamental Physics

Julian Barbour Oxford University $99,563 Machian Quantum Gravity

Bob Coecke Oxford University $89,981 The Road to a New Quantum Formalism: Categories as a Canvas for Quantum Foundations

Ted Jacobson University of Maryland at College Park $82,127 Growth of the Vacuum in Quantum Cosmology

Gaurav Khanna University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth $15,166 Numerical Techniques for Solving Models of Quantum Gravity

A. Garrett Lisi Theiss Research $77,222 E8 Theory

Michael Reisenberger Theiss Research $55,918 Classical and Quantum Gravity Without Constraints

to see the full list of the 33 awardees

http://www.fqxi.org/

http://www.fqxi.org/large-grants/awardees

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