The AXA Research Fund Announces the New Composition of its Scientific Board. Professor Thomas Kirkwood of the UK is appointed the Board’s President. In addition, eight other personalities – well-known scientists and international experts – join the Scientific Board in 2013, along with five representatives from the AXA Group.
Pierre-André Chiappori, Professor of Economics at Columbia University, just published a study about the funding of research. He was interviewed on BFM radio to briefly present its results and quoted Henri de Castries and the AXA Research Fund as a model of corporate funding of research.