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The IAS is committed to supporting and developing exciting ideas with potential. 

In 2024/25, four projects will run,  two in each term (Michaelmas; and Epiphany): Syntactical Structures and the Evolution of Mind and Culture; Looking Back to Look Forward; Humans and Numbers; and The Many Facets of Social Inequality. 

These projects began with preliminary ideas and planning in 2023/24, and 2024/25 sees an intensive term of activity for each project with visiting Fellows and a variety of events. 

Further details and contacts can be found below. 

Future IAS projects

Click on the links below to take you to each individual project and further information. 

Syntactical Structures and the Evolution of Mind and Culture

This project proposes that this syntactical ability lies at the heart of what it means to be human.
A brain in colour. Image by natasha connell

Looking Back to Look Forward

History, Recovery, and Sustainability in Understanding the War in Ukraine on a Global Scale

Human and Numbers

Humans and Numbers seeks to understand how humans interact with numbers across contexts, disciplines and time through three core themes.

The Many Facets of Social Inequality

This project aims to gain new insights into these causes of inequality and poverty and develop effective policy solutions.
Hand out foodbank donations