Welcome to the Institute of Advanced Study
The Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) at the University of Durham is a prestigious, ideas-based Institute with global reach. We bring together world-leading researchers from all disciplines to work with Durham colleagues on collaborative projects of major intellectual, scientific, political and practical significance.
Professor Alan Daly's IAS public lecture, 'Better Together: creating and nurturing social networks for leveraging educational change', which had been due to be given in person at St Cuthbert’s Society on Wed 1st December, will now take place online only and live via...
IAS – 2023/24 Call for Small and Major Projects, Fellowship Nominations, and Research Development Proposals
The Institute of Advanced Study is an incubator of novel, ground-breaking, interdisciplinary research. Its call for 2023/24 projects (Small and Major, including Fellowship nomination) is now open, as well as our new call for early stage development projects to run in...
Each year, the IAS supports four ambitious interdisciplinary projects tackling major research questions. Leading researchers from around the globe join Durham colleagues in collaborative teams to develop ground-breaking ideas, explore interdisciplinary synergies and develop new programmes of research. Learn more about our current projects by following the links below.
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