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2022/23 Call for Project Proposals and Fellowship Nominations

The Institute of Advanced Study aims to support academic staff in developing ambitious, novel and excellent interdisciplinary research. Its call for projects and Fellowship nominations is now open, and colleagues are warmly invited to submit proposals.
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IAS welcomes its 2021/22 Michaelmas Fellows and the start of projects

The Institute of Advanced Study is delighted to welcome its first cohort of 2021/22 Fellows to Durham. The IAS Fellowship plays a major role in the life of the IAS, and we encourage your engagement with our Fellows. Fellows’ lectures and seminars are scheduled across the term, and collaborators will develop programmes of work during the term (see IAS events for further information).
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Topic for potential thematic cluster of research developments

The IAS is keen to develop long-term clusters of research developments on key topics, in particular those addressing major global issues. A topic that has generated enthusiasm this year is that of Pollution. Colleagues are welcome to suggest others.
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Royal Society honours for recent IAS fellow

Congratulations to recent IAS Fellow, Professor Donald Dingwell from the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, who has been elected as Fellow of the Royal Society.
Prof Donald Dingwell, Ludwig-Maximilians University

The Institute of Advanced Study is recruiting for its visiting IAS Fellowships for 2022/23

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.
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Appointment of two new IAS co-directors

The IAS is delighted to announce the appointment of two new Co-Directors: Nayanika Mookherjee and Patrick Zuk.
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