IAS Programmes

The IAS aims to support both focused and wide-ranging research initiatives across the breadth of the University.


For 2020-21, we are pleased to be hosting both an annual programme of events through our Time Theme, and a new initiative, the IAS Festival of Ideas, focused on Transitions. 

Current Themes 2020/21

Theme for 2021/22

Spotlight Series

The IAS Spotlight Series brings together leading researchers for focused events on key issues facing the world today.

Residential Fellows

IAS Residential Fellowships enable outstanding international academics and research-focused artists, writers, public intellectuals and policy makers, to pursue a month-long residency within the scholarly community of Loughborough University and its Institute of Advanced Studies.