Welcome to the Institute of Advanced Study
Durham’s Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) is a home for growing big ideas. We support a broad and inclusive interdisciplinary community from across the full spectrum of Durham academics, where different perspectives are brought together to develop creative approaches to interesting and important problems. We welcome world-leading researchers to Durham, providing the time and space to work on projects and build future collaborations.
Issue 9 of the IAS newsletter, Transformations, is out now
Our latest edition of the IAS Newsletter, Transformations, is out now. Issue 9 features updates from recent and past IAS Fellows, forthcoming projects, research developments, events and much more. Keep up to update each term, and subscribe now.
Strengthened connections with the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras Earlier last term, the University signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. The IAS has long-standing connections with the Memory Studies group...
Masterclass on Socially Engaged Filmmaking with the film director of Ice Cream Sellers: Sohel Rahman (followed by film showing)June 5 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Shapes of the Visible (Les Formes du visible)June 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Visualising worlds: approaches to the study of figurative formsJune 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Browse previous editions of Transformations, the official newsletter of IAS Durham.
Current projects 2022/23
Each year, the IAS supports ambitious and adventurous interdisciplinary projects tackling major research questions. 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.