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Visiting Fellowships 

With the gradual easing of Covid-19 travel restrictions on the horizon we are now starting to plan for the return of Visiting Fellows to the IAS.  

We will initially focus on rearranging fellowships that were postponed due to the pandemic, but we will shortly be announcing a new visiting fellowships scheme which will support visits in 2022 and beyond. 

This new scheme will build on our experiences of the last year and allow for a longer association with Warwick with fellows enriching the academic environment at Warwick through both in-person and on-line activities.

IATL/IAS Early Career Teaching Fellowships 

The IATL/IAS Early Career Teaching Fellowship scheme is open to applications. Deadline Saturday 15th May 2021 with Fellowships commencing October 2021. 


IAS Fellow News and Events  

First Eutopia-SIF Fellows appointed 

The final interviews for our new EUTOPIA Science and Innovation Fellowships took place recently and the first nineteen fellows have now been appointed. Five fellows will be joining us at Warwick in September to spend two years developing their independent research profile and undertaking training for a future academic career.  The fellows appointed at Warwick and there host academic department are; 

  • Ojodomo Achadu (WMG)
  • Sanchari Deb (Engineering)
  • Valerie Hayaert (Law)
  • Hannes Houck (Chemistry)
  • Xiaocui Wu (Chemistry)

A second call for fellows will be announced in the autumn. 


WIRL-COFUND Fellow Dr Ioana Vrăbiescu publishes Deporting Europeans: The Racialized Mobility of Romanians in France.  


Event registration now open for Online Conference ‘In the Wake of Red Power Movements: New Perspectives on Indigenous Intellectual and Narrative Traditions' , 14th and 15th of May 2021

Convened by WIRL-COFUND Fellow Dr Doro Wiese.  

Keynotes by Dr. Mishuana Goeman, Professor of Gender Studies and American Indian Studies, UCLA and Dr. Robert Warrior, Distinguished Professor of American Literature & Culture, University of Kansas.

Event registration now open for “Skin Safari”: (Other)Worlding the Skin and Transforming Skin-Based NarrativesJune 14th 14:00 – 15:30 pm

Convened by Associate Fellow Dr Freya Verlander

Speakers: Dermatologist Dr Simon Tso and Artist Mellissa Fisher

This medical humanities workshop draws dermatology and the arts into productive conversation. It encourages participants to think about the skin – the body’s largest organ –and their own skin-based narratives. It aims to transform the way in which participants see, understand, think through, experience, and even represent, their skin.

Associate Fellow Dr Roxanne Douglas has been nominated for a Warwick Award for Teaching Excellence. Learn more about the WATE Awards scheme here: 

Early Career Fellow Julia Gauly has published a paper from her PhD, entitled “Uptake and User Characteristics for Pharmacy-based Contraception and chlamydia treatment: A quantitative retrospective study from the UK”. It is published in the mdpi journal pharmacy.

Early Career Fellow Dr Julia Gauly
 and former Warwick PhD student Dr. Arun Ulahannan launch HowToPhD podcast aimed at providing PhD students and Early Career Researchers practical tips and advice for their doctoral journey.
Each episode is focused on skills that students can start doing straight away to feel more positive and more confident in their studies. The show is available on all podcast platforms and through

Congratulations to Early Career Fellow Dr Eloïse Bertrand who started a new position as Research Fellow at the University of Portsmouth on 1 April 2021. She will be working on security issues in West Africa with Dr Ed Stoddard, Dr Melita Lazell, and Professor Tony Chafer. 

Read a blog post from WIRL-COFUND Fellow, Isabelle Heyerick The well-being of sign language interpreters in rapidly changed and ever changing times.



IAS Awards made to: 
Dr Stefano Milonia - SMLC

Associate Fellowships awarded to: 
Rachel Spencer - Warwick Medical School
Katharina Helming - Psychology
Seb Rumsby - Politics and International Studies
Freya Verlander - English and Comparative Literary Studies
Reem Doukmak - IAS
Amanda Wilson - School of Law

If you would like to get involved, join the IAS community or apply for funding please refer to our current schemes.

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