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Through CIFAR, I have the opportunity to explore new ideas that couldn’t be researched anywhere else.

George Akerlof
Nobel Laureate in Economics and CIFAR Program Director

CIFAR Mission and Vision

Our vision:

To deepen our understanding of the world, creating knowledge that enriches human life and leads to a better future.

Our mission:

To connect the world's best minds through global research networks that address important, complex challenges facing humanity.

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