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Institute of Advanced Study

COFUND Senior / Policy & Enterprise Fellows

Since 2011 this scheme, COFUNDed between Durham University and the European Union, has gathered scholars, researchers, policy makers or practitioners from around the world and across the full spectrum of science, social science, arts and humanities to address themes of global significance in collaboration with Durham's Research Institutes and researchers.

Each year in the region of 15 Senior Research and Policy & Enterprise Fellowships are recruited for periods of 6 weeks to 6 months. Details of current fellows can be found below and former fellows by following the links to the left of this page. Details about the scheme can be found by following the link on the right.

Epiphany Term 2018:

Professor Jeff Wilkesman, University of Carabobo, Venzuela

Easter Term 2018:

Dr Nazmi Al-Masri, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine

Professor Christine Alexander, University of New South Wales, Australia

Dr Godfrey Asiimwe, Makere University, Uganda

Dr Mark Dickson, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Professor Todd Ehlers, University of Tuebingen, Germany

Tamar Elias, United States Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, USA

Professor Derek Jones, Hamilton College, USA

Professor Darrell Rowbottom, Lingan University, Hong Kong

Professor Auli Vahakangas, University of Helsinki, Finland

“I had a wonderfully productive time at Durham. I am very grateful to the IAS and Durham University for this unique opportunity - I can truthfully say that the IAS has provided me with one of the best experiences in my professional life.”

Professor Arnaud Rykner, Paris Sorbonne University

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 267209.