Stanford Existential Risks Initiative (SERI) is a collaboration between faculty and students of Stanford University dedicated to mitigating global catastrophic risks. It was launched on 15 May 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".
As of June 2022, SERI has received over $1.5 million in funding from Open Philanthropy, and $125,000 from the Survival and Flourishing Fund, and $60,000 from Effective Altruism Funds.
Stanford Existential Risks Initiative. Official website....