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Durham University

Institute of Advanced Study


Evidence across Disciplines

Institute of Advanced Study-Northern Bridge Postdoctoral Summer School
Durham 7 June 2019

Evidence makes a case. But how? In words? Feelings? Numbers? Images? Each discipline will tend to give a different answer. On 7 June 2019 the Institute of Advanced Study offered the Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Consortium ( an introduction to one of our specialities, the complex relation of evidence, proof and truth across disciplines, featuring presentations from Nicholas Saul, Samantha Hillyard, Karen Johnson, and our special guest from Basel, Europe’s leading expert on the digital humanities, Professor Gerhard Lauer ( You can see Gerhard’s slides here.

(17 Jun 2019)

IAS 2019/20 Fellows and Projects announced

2019/20 will see the second year of the IAS sponsored project framework, and builds upon the Institute's experience and the successful engagement between the IAS and colleagues across the university over the last year. The large majority (70%) of the 2019/20 Fellows have been nominated to collaborate on the four high quality, IAS-sponsored collaborative projects, led by Durham PIs

(27 Feb 2019) » More about IAS 2019/20 Fellows and Projects announced