We’re pleased to share the following news from the IAS alumni community.
Professor Ramesh Subramaniam (2022/23 Fellow)
- Elected as a Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) for the advancement of science in developing countries, effective 1 January 2023.
- Awarded as “Distinguished Researcher” during the Universiti Malaya Excellence Award 2022.
Dr Dimitrios Giataganas (2020/21 Fellow)
- Has joined the department of Physics of the National Sun Yat-sen University in Taiwan, and is a Young Scholar Columbus Fellow of the National Science and Technology Council.
- A recent recipient of the 2022 NCTS Young Theoretical Scholar Award.
Dr Francesca Fulminante (2017/18 Fellow)
- Is a current Fellow in Residence (2022-23) at Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst, Germany to work on the project: ‘Warriors’ and ‘Weavers’: Gender stereotypes, identity, and demographic dynamics from Italy (1000-300 BC ca) to face modern challenges.
Professor Massimo Leone (2016/17 Fellow
- Has been warded a second ERC Grant for the project EUFACETS, ‘EU Face Advanced Communication for Elders Treasuring in Society.’
Professor Heather Douglas 2015/16 Fellow).
- has been appointed as a Chief investigator and Deputy Director of a new Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Funded for seven years from 2023 for AUD 35 Million, this interdisciplinary centre aims to transform our understanding of the problem by examining the structural drivers that cause and compound violence against women, and pioneering new, evidence-based approaches to radically improve policy and practice across Australia and the Indo-Pacific.
Professor Alison Wylie (2012/13 Fellow)
- Awarded a Canada Research Chair at the University of British Columbia in 2018 and has since been working with the Indigenous/Science research cluster at UBC on collaborative projects with regional Indigenous communities. As a CRC she has developed The Philosophy Exception, a searchable database of resources on equity, diversity and inclusiveness in Philosophy, as well as a collaborative project on feminist standpoint theory.
- Inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in November 2022.
- Finished her term as President of the Philosophy of Science Association.
Professor Jonathan Ben-Dov (2012/13 Fellow)
- Has published a co-authored volume on Material and Digital reconstruction of Fragmentary scrolls. Available via open access at
Professor David Martin-Jones (2012/13 Fellow)
- His latest book, Columbo: Paying Attention 24/7 (2021) was shortlisted for the MeCCSA Outstanding Achievement Award, Monograph of the Year category, in 2022.
Professor Willard Bohn (2007/08 Fellow)
- Has published his 20th academic book: One Hundred Years of Surrealist Poetry (Bloomsbury Academic).