Tampere University — Work on Global Catastrophic Risks (2021)

Grant Investigator: Andrew Snyder-Beattie

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Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $20,000 over two years to Tampere University to support Professor Hiski Haukkala’s research on biosecurity and other topics related to global catastrophic risks. Professor Haukkala plans to conduct his research in collaboration with researchers from from the University of Oxford.

This follows our April 2019 support and falls within our focus area of biosecurity and pandemic preparedness.

Tampere University — Work on Global Catastrophic Risks (2019)

Grant Investigator: Claire Zabel

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The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $15,000 to Tampere University to support Professor Hiski Haukkala’s efforts related to global catastrophic risks. Haukkala, a Finnish professor of international relations, plans to use the funding to bring speakers to Finland to discuss existential risks, to attend events related to existential risks, and to support networking and related projects.

This funding is discretionary and falls within our focus area of global catastrophic risks.