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.
PGR journeys with Durham’s Institute of Advanced Study Ms Chimwemwe Phiri I am a PhD student in medical anthropology and visual history, and my research explores historic and contemporary meanings of historic medical collections relating to Malawi and Sudan. Given the...
Arts and Culture Funding This year, the IAS is offering to support a small number of film showings. We aim to support film screenings that are intended for a broad audience from across Durham’s research community. Funds (up to a maximum of £150) can be used for any...
Exploring how ideas of extended cognition can seek to explain memory at an individual level.
Quantifying global risk
Determining options available to the airline industry in the face of volcanic ash incidents.
Landscapes of rights
Examining the negotiation of rights around common resources.
An interdisciplinary project on dreams, narrative and liminal cognition.