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Institute of Advanced Study

2012-2013 Durham International Fellowships for Research and Enterprise Scheme

(23 November 2011)

Applications are now being accepted for the second round of the Durham International Fellowships for Research and Enterprise Scheme.  The scheme is designed to gather together scholars, researchers, policy makers or practitioners from around the world to address themes of global significance in collaboration with Durham's Research Institutes and researchers.  For more information about the scheme please visit the DIFeREns website.

The first round of the Durham International Fellowships for Research and Enterprise Scheme has been very successful in attracting top names and the most talented researchers to Durham University, the 2011-2013 Fellows are named below:

2011-2012 Senior Research Fellows:  Professor Denis Arcon (Institute "Jozef Stefan", Solvenia), who will be hosted by the Chemistry DepartmentProfessor Yashodhan Hatwalne (Raman Research Institute) who will be hosted jointly by the Biophysical Sciences Institute (BSI) and Mathematical Sciences; Professor Susan Kieffer (University of Illinois) who is to be hosted by the Institute of Hazard Risk and Resilience (IHRR); Dr Isabella Lazzarini (Univerita del Molise) and Professor Walter Stephens (John Hopkins University, Baltimore) who are both to be hosted by the Institute of Medieval and Renaissance studies (IMRS).

The 2011-2012 Policy and Enterprise Fellows, all to be hosted by the IHRR, are: Dr Emmanuel Eliot (University of Rouen); Professor Gagnon (University of Quebec), Professor Manzurul Hassan (Jahangirnagar University) and Dr Timothy Sim (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

There was an exceptional 2011-2012 cohort of Junior Research Fellows.  These are named here alongside their host departments and Institutes: Dr Yan-Chuan Cai (ICC); Dr Christoph Englert (IPPP); Dr David Gehring (IMRS), Dr Amalia Di Girolamo (DBS); Dr Gary King (WRI); Dr Hermine Landt (Physics Department), Dr Donald Lavigne (Classics and Ancient History); Dr Oystein Rolandsen (DGSI); Dr Alanna Rudzik (WRI); Dr Sebastian Sapeta (IPPP); Dr Laura Turnbull (IHRR); Dr Noa Vaisman (DGSI) and Dr Iftikhar Zaidi (DGSI). 

For more information about the 2012-2013 Scheme please visit the DIFeREns website.