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About AIAS

"Why AIAS"

Four fellows from four different disciplines give you an insight into why they find AIAS and the idea of an Institute for Advanced Study inspiring and useful in their academic career.  

"AIAS Impact"

AIAS Fellow Micah G. Allen sums up the importance of the interdisciplinary interaction AIAS for advancing science.

AIAS Impact - accounts by AIAS fellows

"Interdisciplinary exchange at AIAS"

An interaction at the weekly seminar at AIAS has inspired AIAS Fellows Micah G. Allen and Sâmia Joca into new research directions and collaboration that has led to a new ERC-funded research project.

"AIAS enabled me to transform my career"

Professor Isabelle Torrance recounts how a 3-year AIAS-COFUND fellowship stay at AIAS has paved the way for a successful ERC Consolidator grant application, enabling her to stay in Aarhus.

"Time for thinking creatively, asking big questions and coming up with big ideas at AIAS"

Associate Professor Anna B. Neuheimer was an AIAS-COFUND Fellow from 2018-2020, coming to AIAS from the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa.

AIAS Research Presentations - Short video lectures during corona

"Dispersal and ice nucleation activity in airborne microalgae – their impact on atmospheric processes"

by Sylvie Tesson, AIAS-COFUND Fellow

"Reframing the Sibylline Oracles"

by Helen Van Noorden, AIAS-COFUND Fellow

"Reconstructing ancient demographics through archaeological-historical data and computer simulation"

by Iza Romanowska, AIAS-COFUND Fellow

"Culturalism: The Remaking of Race in the American Century"

by Stefan Bargheer, AIAS-COFUND Fellow

"Sensory evolution from a bird's eye perspective – the physiological basis for superior eyesight”

by Christian Damsgaard, AIAS-COFUND Fellow

Public engagement and collaboration

“National Geographic Explorer Series: Jeff Kerby” at the NI Science Festival

Jeffrey Kerby, AIAS-COFUND Fellow

Under Water Reverberation Workshop

By Between Music and in collaboration with AIAS

"Christmas candy to children in Ukraine"

AIAS AUFF-Ukraine Fellow Nadiia Pavlyk shares her effort to collect sweets and candy for Ukrainian children back in the war zones.

AIAS at the European NetIAS Lecture Series on "Borders", 2020

“Opening the borders of symptom management”

by Lisa M. Wu,  AIAS-COFUND Fellow


"Methyl Detect, a source for DNA Methylation assays: Spin-out company"

by Tomasz Wojdacz, AIAS-COFUND Fellow, Co-founder of Methyl Detect

AIAS Metric Culture Conference, 2017: Organized by Btihaj Ajana, AIAS-COFUND Fellow

"Metric Culture Conference: Introduction"

by Btihaj Ajana, AIAS COFUND-Fellow and Morten Kyndrup

"Metric Culture Conference: Keynote"

by Deborah Lupton

"Metric Culture Conference: Panel F"

Quantified Self, race and embodiment

"Metric Culture Conference: Panel I"

Quantified Self, ageing and rehabilitation

"Metric Culture Conference"

Film screenings Q&A Session

World AIDS Day December 1, 2015: 5 lectures on HIV with Paul W. Denton

"Search for an HIV Cure (Part 1 - Impact)"

by Paul W. Denton, AIAS-COFUND Fellow

"Search for an HIV Cure (Part 2 - Origins)"

by Paul W. Denton, AIAS-COFUND Fellow  

"Search for an HIV Cure (Part 3 - Epigenetics)"

by Paul W. Denton, AIAS-COFUND Fellow  

"Search for an HIV Cure (Part 4 – Cure Strategies)"

by Paul W. Denton, AIAS-COFUND Fellow   

"Search for an HIV Cure (Part 5 – Trials)"

by Paul W. Denton, AIAS-COFUND Fellow