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Our Mission

Warwick’s IAS is dedicated to advancing new research ideas

We are determined to contribute to a positive research culture at Warwick where colleagues are recognised and valued for their contributions, support each other to succeed, and create outputs that meet the highest standards of academic rigour. Our advancing new research ideas are characterised by:


More than the sum of the knowledge parts


Exceptional scholars who create new knowledge


Solve real-world problems for the benefit of society


Develop, rigorously test, and advance disruptive ideas and frameworks


Seamlessly use insight and methods without boundaries to solve problems


Collaborate across continents to achieve excellence and global impact


Realize the power of diversity of people in pursuit and application of knowledge

What we do

Warwick’s IAS is distinctive among its sister institutions around the world in that it supports the entire postdoctoral research community; early career, academic colleagues, prestigious international visitors. We serve Warwick’s research community by:

  • providing an environment and financial support for the exchange and development of ideas
  • co-creating initiatives that are of strategic importance to Warwick
  • supporting early career researchers in the development of their independent careers
  • making fast, transparent funding decisions.