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Dr Rory Brooks and his wife Elizabeth donated £1.33m to The University of Manchester, on 4th March, taking their total donations to the university to £4m since 2004.

The money...

News (International)

Sixty million children from India’s slums will receive basic education in a hope "to end the cycle of poverty" and turn some into leaders, in a huge scale initiative funded...

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The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard became reality on 1st July, when it was officially established as a permanent non-profit organisation dedicated to genomic research, following a $100m (£61m)...

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A $50m (£31m) donation will make the aim to build a new world leading brain research centre at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem a reality.

The $130m (£81m)...

News (UK)

A $50m (£35m) matched fund to encourage giving has been set up for Oxford University by an IT entrepreneur, despite the financial downturn.

Dr James Martin will match donations of at...

News (International)

Hansjörg Wyss, a Swiss-born entrepreneur, has pledged $125m (£72m) to Harvard University to create the Hansjörg Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.

Wyss’s gift, which is the...