Unique fund targets quality

June 1993
Nature;6/10/1993, Vol. 363 Issue 6429, p487
Academic Journal
Highlights the accomplishments of the Andes Foundation in Santiago, Chile. Fund from an endowment left by the dissolution of mining companies headed by Luis Hochild; Mandate in improving educational, cultural and social welfare; Influence of physicist Igor Saavedra on the education budget; Programs created; Review of Chilean science departments by British scientists; Stipends for scholarships; Awards to researchers; Building of a technical high school in Concepcion.


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