Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)

The Institute of Advanced Studies plays a key role in the life of The University of Western Australia. Fostering cross-disciplinary and collaborative research activities of the University are the hallmark of the Institute. The Institute of Advanced Studies provides a wide range of programs and activities across all disciplines. The Institute serves as a focus for the wider dissemination of ideas through encouraging new research, hosting visits from scholars and distinguished professionals outside of the academy, including artists and public intellectuals, who can contribute to research and stimulate public debate on contemporary issues. The Institute also provides programs for post-graduate students and early career researchers. The Institute’s commitment to community engagement and public humanities provides an avenue for sharing research activities with the community at large through public lectures and forums. The Institute offers visiting fellowships in conjunction with areas of strategic importance at UWA. The Institute collaborates with a number of key institutional partners and is a member of the International Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI) and the University - Based Institutes for Advanced Studies (UBIAS) http:/ UWA is a member of the World University Network and the Matariki Network and IAS regularly participates in activities with these networks.
University: The University of Western Australia
Contact: 35 Stirling Highway
Crawley, Perth
Tel: + 61 08 6488 1340
Fax: + 61 08 6488 1711
Director: Professor Clarissa Ball, Director / Susan Takao, Associate Director
Founded in: 2000
Focus of research: The Institute of Advanced Studies at UWA fosters research across all disciplines.
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