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Oct 02, 2017, 08:00 ET Yale Professor Paul Bloom Receives 1 Million USD in Recognition for his Research

Yale Professor Paul Bloom's research into the origins, nature and development of children's moral thought and behavior resonates beyond the United...


Oct 01, 2015, 06:00 ET Swiss-based Jacobs Foundation announces 2015 prize winners of the Klaus J. Jacobs Awards for exemplary work in youth development

The Jacobs Foundation (www.jacobsfoundation.org), an international Zurich-based foundation which promotes child and youth development, has announced...


May 06, 2015, 11:30 ET Pas de développement durable sans éducation - USD 52 millions pour un programme éducatif en Afrique de l'Ouest

La Fondation Jacobs, basée en Suisse, étend à la Côte d'Ivoire son engagement en faveur de l'éducation. Elle lance le programme TRECC, qui vise à...


May 06, 2015, 11:30 ET No sustainability without education -- USD 52 million for an educational program in West Africa

Ivory Coast is by far the world's largest producer of cocoa, accounting for nearly 40 percent of global production. The country is experiencing...


Oct 10, 2014, 12:00 ET The $1 million 2014 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize goes to Neurobiologist Michael Meaney, McGill University

On today's WHO World Mental Health Day, the Jacobs Foundation, an international Zurich-based foundation supporting child and youth development,...


Jan 20, 2014, 09:00 ET Call for Nominations - 2014 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize

The Jacobs Foundation is issuing a call for nominations for the 2014 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize. The prize, which is endowed with a cash award of ...


Jan 20, 2014, 09:00 ET Call for Nominations - 2014 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize

The Jacobs Foundation is issuing a call for nominations for the 2014 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize. The prize, which is endowed with a cash award of ...


Jan 20, 2014, 03:00 ET Appel à candidatures : Prix de recherche Klaus J. Jacobs 2014

La fondation Jacobs lance un appel à candidatures dans le cadre de son Prix de recherche Klaus J. Jacobs 2014. Doté d'une bourse de 1 million CHF, ce ...


Jan 20, 2014, 03:00 ET Nominaciones para el 2014 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize

La Jacobs Foundation solicita las nominaciones al 2014 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize. El premio, que está dotado con un premio en efectivo de un...


Oct 18, 2013, 09:00 ET The Jacobs Foundation Announces the Winners of the 2013 Klaus J. Jacobs Awards Endowed With a Total of 1.2 Million Swiss Francs - The Awards are Being Presented for the Fifth Time

The 2013 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize goes to Professor Greg J. Duncan of the School of Education at the University of California, Irvine....


Oct 18, 2013, 08:24 ET La Fondation Jacobs annonce les gagnants du Prix Klaus J. Jacobs 2013 d'un montant total de 1,2 million de francs suisses. Les prix sont remis pour la cinquième fois

 Le prix Klaus J. Jacobs 2013 de la recherche revient au professeur Greg J. Duncan de la School of Education de l'Université de Californie, Irvine....


Oct 18, 2013, 08:19 ET La Jacobs Foundation anuncia a los ganadores de los premios 2013 Klaus J. Jacobs Awards

- La Jacobs Foundation anuncia a los ganadores de los premios 2013 Klaus J. Jacobs Awards, otorgando un total de 1,2 millones de francos suizos. Los...


Apr 30, 2013, 10:00 ET Olaf von Maydell is Appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Jacobs Foundation

Dr. Olaf von Maydell has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Jacobs Foundation, effective May 1, 2013. A tax consultant who holds a PhD in ...


Jan 23, 2013, 09:00 ET Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize 2013 - Call for Nominations

The Jacobs Foundation is issuing a call for nominations for the 2013 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize. This prize, which comes with a cash award of one ...


Nov 02, 2012, 09:12 ET The Jacobs Foundation Bestows the Klaus J. Jacobs Awards Endowed With a Total of 1.2 Million Swiss Francs

The 2012 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize is awarded to Prof. Dante Cicchetti, Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota in Minneapolis....


Dec 19, 2011, 03:00 ET Jacobs Foundation's Board of Trustees Appoints Two New Members

The Jacobs Foundation's Board of Trustees appoints Laura Tyson and Ulman Lindenberger as new members as of January 1, 2012. US economist Laura Tyson...


Jan 13, 2011, 09:00 ET Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize 2011 - Nominations Have Begun

The Jacobs Foundation has initiated the nomination process for this year's Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize. Worth one million Swiss francs, the...


Dec 03, 2010, 09:37 ET Jacobs Foundation $1 Million Research Prize Winners: Early Support Reduces Health Costs In Old Age

Today, the Jacobs Foundation -- a global non-profit organization committed to research that will better the lives of children -- recognized the...


Oct 19, 2010, 10:34 ET Jacobs Foundation Awards Professors Terrie Moffitt and Avshalom Caspi Annual Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize

The Jacobs Foundation, one of the largest foundations in Europe in the field of youth development in terms of resources and financial commitments,...