Institute of Advanced Studies

The Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) aims to promote an outstanding, interdisciplinary research environment at Loughborough by supporting collaborations with leading international scholars from other institutions.

IAS Update during Covid-19

In keeping with government advice designed to minimise the spread of the coronavirus, we have cancelled all public-facing IAS events, including workshops, seminars and Coffee Mornings, for the remainder of the academic year.

Until such time as we are able to reschedule cancelled events, we will undertake to host our seminars, summits and sandpits virtually.  Please join us for:

  • Tuesday 16th June - 13:00 - 14:00 - Sound Theme Summit 3: Live Webinar - Are you listening? Acoustic environments and the politics of sound, noise and silence. Click here to attend.
  • Thursday 18th June - 14:00 - 15:30 - Water Theme Virtual Reading Group - The Linearization of Landscapes: Patterns of Water, Terrain, and Life. Click here to attend.
  • Tuesday 30th June - 15:00 - 16:00 - IAS Annual Theme 2020-21 Community Engagement Event  - TIME. Click here to attend.
  • Tuesday 30th June - 10:30 - 12:00 - IAS Themes 2021/2022: Sandpit. Click here to attend.
  • Wednesday 1st July - 10:00 - 11:00 - IAS Annual Theme 2020-21 Community Engagement Event - TRANSITIONS. Click here to attend.