Feb. 25, 2022
Department of Defense Awards $28.7M in Grants for the FY2021 Minerva Research Initiative
DoD announced today awards of $28.7 million in grants to 17 university-based faculty teams through the FY2021 Minerva Research Initiative to support research in social and behavioral science.
Feb. 11, 2022
Minerva-funded researchers recent publication, "Spiritual over physical formidability determines willingness to ﬁght and sacriﬁce through loyalty in cross-cultural populations"
"Across 11 studies involving six countries from four continents (n=3,285), we extend insights from ﬁeld investigations in conﬂict zones to ofﬂine and online surveys to show that personal spiritual formidability—the conviction and immaterial resources (values, strengths of beliefs, character) of a person to ﬁght—is positively associated with the will to ﬁght and sacriﬁce for others."
Feb. 9, 2022
Afghan women face increasing violence and repression under the Taliban after international spotlight fades
In Minerva-funded researcher, Mia Bloom's recent article, she states "violence against women in Afghanistan also appears to again be worsening, according to local Afghan colleagues I know. But these reports are not eliciting international political concern."
Feb. 7, 2022
New Publication from Minerva-funded Researchers, "Leading in Artificial Intelligence through Confidence Building Measures"
New publication from Minerva-funded researchers, "Leading in Artificial Intelligence through Confidence Building Measures". This paper discusses why the United States could lead in promoting some specific artificial intelligence confidence-building measure's and why that will likely enhance, rather than undermine, U.S. military artificial intelligence leadership.
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