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Institute of Advanced Study

Institute of Advanced Study – Michaelmas Term Fellows 2014/15

(1 October 2014)

The Institute of Advanced Study is delighted to welcome its first cohort of Fellows connected with its 2014/15 Emergence year. 

The Institute of Advanced Study is delighted to welcome its first cohort of Fellows connected with its 2014/15 Emergence year. This term’s visiting Fellows include Professor Howard Morphy from the Australian National University, a distinguished Professor of Anthropology who is internationally known for his work on Australian Aboriginal art and religion; Professor of Philosophy Margaret Morrison who has written extensively on the history and philosophy of physics and is known widely for her pioneering work on the role of modelling in science; Professor Peter Cane, a distinguished Professor of Law and Associate Dean (Research) at the Australian National University College of Law, who writes and researches in private law, public law and legal theory; Dr Stephanie Portet from the University of Manitoba, whose research focuses in the area of cellular biology, and more specifically, cytoskeletal networks; and Professor of Philosophy and Mental Health, Tim Thornton from the University of Central Lancashire whose main research concerns conceptual issues in mental health care. 
Whilst at Durham, the Fellows will be engaging and collaborating with Durham colleagues on a number of different interdisciplinary Durham-led projects connected to the IAS’s annual theme, Emergence, and delivering seminars and public lectures, as well as engaging with their College. Further details of all the programmes of work being taken forward during 2014/15 and details of this term’s IAS Fellows and how to contact them can be found by visiting: www.durham.ac.uk/ias/.