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.
The IAS is delighted to confirm that applications for Fellowships in 2022/23 are now being accepted. Closing date GMT midday Friday 25 June 2021. The 2022/23 IAS Fellowship scheme is now open for applications. The deadline for these is midday 25 June 2021. The IAS...
The deadline for the Institute of Advanced Study’s submission of project proposals and Fellowship nominations for academic year 2022/23 is midday 30 April 2021. Full details of the call, including relevant forms and guidance, are available on the IAS website at...
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.
Portrait of the artist Sarah Danays in her Venice, Los Angeles studio, 2013. Photographed by Sinisha Nisevic Uterine Dreams is a project by the artist Sarah Danays arising from her
Friction plays a crucial role in many phenomena from the molecular diffusion of solutes within cells and the function of our joints to industrial machinery and car engines. This meeting
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