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.[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] Funding for some of SERI's programs is provided by Open Philanthropy.[4]

Stanford Existential Risks Initiative. Official website.

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    Stanford Existential Risks Initiative (2021) Our mission, Stanford Existential Risks Initiative.

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    Veit, Cooper (2020) Stanford Existential Risk Initiative tackles global threats, The Stanford Daily, May 20.

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

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    Zabel, Claire (2019) Stanford University — Global catastrophic risk education, Open Philanthropy, December.