Stanford Existential Risks Initiative

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

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" (Luby & Edwards 2020). Funding for some of SERI's programs is provided by Open Philanthropy (Zabel 2019).


Luby, Stephen & Paul Edwards (2020) Preventing human extinction, Course syllabus, Stanford University....

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