Institute for Advanced Studies

IAS Theme 2015/16

ANIMALS: Non-Human and Human ALIKE

May 17th - 26th, 2016

A series of events including a public lecture, conferences, music recital, and a drawing class

All welcome

The power of ideas

The purpose of the Institute for Advanced Studies is to enhance research and intellectual life at the University of Bristol by funding workshops and fellowships in pursuit of new ideas; by staging distinguished lectures and lively debates; and by facilitating interaction between Bristol academics and outstanding scholars from elsewhere. The IAS encompasses all disciplines within the University, promotes creative interdisciplinarity, and seeks to extend the public reach of the University through dissemination activities and external collaborations.

As a department we have benefited hugely from the existing schemes and we have seen some truly world-class academics spend time in Bristol
Iain Gilchrist, Experimental Psychology

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