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Durham University

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 2019:

Dr Arjun Bagchi, Indian Institute of Technology, India

Dr Dmitry Biriukov, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia

Professor Samuel Fernandez, Facultad de Teologia Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile

Dr Patrick Heady, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Germany

Professor Nike Pokorn, University of Ljubliana, Slovenia

Dr Cesar Ramirez-Sarmiento, Pontifcia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile

Professor Rajiv Sinha, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India

Dr Maria Tysiachniouk, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Professor Ying Zhang, Ohio State University, USA

“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.