The Institute of Advanced Study is delighted to confirm that applications for the Sir Derman Christopherson/Sir James Knott Foundation Fellowships will be accepted from Friday 6th October 2017 for the academic year 2018/19. The Fellowships are to enable members of the University's academic staff to undertake three months’ full-time research or, in appropriate cases, to engage in creative work or composition related to their normal full-time duties. Applications are welcome from researchers with an established or emerging international reputation. The closing date for applications is Friday 17th November 2017.
For further information and full application procedures please click here.
(6 Oct 2017)
The Institute of Advanced Study welcomes its Michaelmas Term Fellows
The Institute of Advanced Study is delighted to welcome its first cohort of Fellows connected with its 2017/18 Structure year. Building on its capacity to attract leading international scholars, the IAS is hosting a range of researchers from the sciences, social sciences, and the arts and humanities.
Levitation: The Science, Myth and Magic of Suspension - New Book by Former IAS Fellow Peter Adey
Former IAS Light Fellow (2013/14) Professor Peter Adey explores the idea of levitation within cultural, scientific and spiritual lives. From science to illustration, poetry, philosophy, law, technology and a wider popular, spiritual and visual imagination, Levitation casts the levitator as a far more vulnerable figure than we may have thought.
For further information see the Reaktion Books.
(14 Jul 2017)