Massachusetts Institute of Technology

For Research On Brain Differences Associated With Academic Achievement

  • Amount
    $1,000,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    7/11/2016
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
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Overview
The mission of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship, including K-12 learning. MIT researchers will look at students across the socioeconomic spectrum to investigate the diverse ways in which the adolescent brain learns. Greater neuroscientific understanding of the mechanics of learning, particularly among members of disadvantaged communities, will help bring about academic, economic, and civic success for all students.
About the Grantee
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Address
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Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
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for the establishment of the Cybersecurity Policy Initiative  
The Internet Policy Research Initiative (IPRI) at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT) was founded in 2015 as a campuswide initiative pioneering a new style of cross-disciplinary research and policy dialogue, bringing together scholars from across the campus. The initiative is housed in MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, but has a campuswide mandate with faculty and graduate students from the schools of Engineering; Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; and the Sloan School of Management. In 2020, MIT announced the creation of the new Schwarzman College of Computing with a commitment to address the social, ethical, and public policy impact of computing in society. The college is now hiring 50 new faculty to lead its work. Since 2020, IPRI has been playing the central role in the college’s new computing policy mission by driving cross-institute AI policy research and engagement, and launching a new Future of Data, Trust, and Privacy initiative. Bridge funds will provide interim support for IPRI research, education, and outreach activities in the college as long-term funding for those functions is solidified.

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