Institute for Advanced Studies

  • BS8 1TH

    United Kingdom

Organization profile

Organisation profile

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 overseas and elsewhere in the UK.

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.

The IAS is located in Research and Enterprise Development and has meeting rooms in Royal Fort House and residential accommodation for visiting scholars in nearby University Walk.

In addition to supporting fresh research initiatives from across the University and those related to the University Research Institutes and Specialist Research Institutes, IAS seeks to develop its own 'meta-themes' such as 'Diversity' for 2016-18.

The IAS offers useful resources for different types of activity, the main funding channels are:

  • Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorships
  • University Research Fellowships and Senior Research Fellowships
  • IAS Research Fellowships
  • Research Workshop Scheme
  • UG Interdisciplinary Research Internships Scheme

 

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    Research Output

    Atmospheric CH3CCl3 observations in China: Historical trends and implications

    Yu, D., Yao, B., Lin, W., Vollmer, M. K., Ge, B., Zhang, G., Li, Y., Xu, H., O'Doherty, S., Chen, L. & Reimann, S., 1 Jan 2020, In : Atmospheric Research. 231, 7 p., 104658.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Edward Thomas and Robert Frost: To Earthward

    Pite, R., 27 Jan 2020, Anticipatory Materialisms in LIterature and Philosophy, 1790-1930. Carruthers, J., Dakkak, N. & Spence, R. (eds.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 219-40 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

  • Religious Returns: Marxism, Postsecularism, Theology

    McLennan, G., 1 Sep 2020, (In preparation) The Sage Handbook of Marxism. Skeggs, B., Toscana, A. & Farris, S. (eds.). London: SAGE Publications Ltd, 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

  • Projects

    Student theses

    Analysis of the emergence of two Chilean Conditional Cash Transfer programmes.

    Author: Olivera Zuniga, P., 23 Jan 2019

    Supervisor: McLennan, G. (Supervisor) & Gordon, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

    File

    The Farming of Verse: the Georgic Mode in the Poetry of Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, and Alice Oswald

    Author: Thacker, J., 23 Jan 2019

    Supervisor: Pite, R. (Supervisor) & Groom, N. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

    File

    The possibility of social critique: between critical social theory and social movements

    Author: Rodriguez Lopez, J., 25 Dec 2018

    Supervisor: McLennan, G. (Supervisor) & Carver, T. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

    File

    Prizes

    Fellow of the Institute of Physics

    Kathy E Sykes (Recipient), 1 May 2009

    Prize: Election to learned society

  • Order of the British Empire

    Kathy E Sykes (Recipient), 1 May 2009

    Prize: National/international honour

    Wingate Scholarship

    Thorn, Edwina M (Recipient), 1 Oct 2009

    Prize: Other distinction

    Activities

    Wordsworth, Water, Writing

    Ralph R G Pite (Participant)

    23 Apr 202025 Apr 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    romantic studies and environmental criticism

    Ralph R G Pite (Participant)

    7 Apr 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk

    Friends of Coleridge Conference

    Ralph R G Pite (Participant)

    14 Sep 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference