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Stanford Existential Risks Initiative

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Stanford Existential Risks Initiative (SERI) is a collaboration between faculty and students of Stanford University dedicated to mitigating global catastrophic risks.[1] It was launched on 15 May 2020.[2]

SERI runs an undergraduate summer research program, various speaker events and discussions, and a class by Professors Stephen Luby and Paul Edwards on "preventing human extinction".[3] 


As of June 2022, SERI has received over $1.5 million in funding from Open Philanthropy,[4] and $125,000 from the Survival and Flourishing Fund,[5] and $60,000 from Effective Altruism Funds.[6]

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