News type: General
Eveline Crone selected as Distinguished NIAS-Lorentz Fellow 2023/24
Developmental neuroscientist Eveline Crone, based at Erasmus University Rotterdam and Leiden University, has been awarded the Distinguished NIAS-Lorentz Fellowship 2023/24 for her research on the emerging of curiosity. During her fellowship, starting September 2023, she will unravel how changes in curiosity emerge, and which factors facilitate opportunities for curiosity in biological, individuals, social and societal domains.
Wijnand IJsselsteijn selected as Distinguished NIAS-Lorentz Fellow 2024/25
Neuropsychologist and AI expert Wijnand IJsselsteijn, based at Eindhoven University of Technology, has been awarded the Distinguished NIAS-Lorentz Fellowship 2024/25 for his research on progressively lifelike virtual embodiments in the metaverse. During his fellowship, from September 2024 onwards, he will unpack and analyze the psychological effects and ethical values at stake in relation to the introduction of virtual and augmented reality – together referred to as eXtended Reality, or XR – at a large scale and with unprecedented quality.
Open Office Hours about Applying for a NIAS Fellowship
For anyone considering to apply for a NIAS Fellowship, in particular from the Global South (for want of a better term), NIAS organises two open office hours.
New Institute Manager for NIAS
NIAS is pleased to announce the appointment of Marlous Willemsen as its new institute manager.
New Fellowship for International Research in Dutch Linguistics and Ethnology
The Meertens Institute and NIAS have initiated the Meertens-NIAS Fellowship. Building on the international orientation and expertise of both partners, this fellowship will contribute to an attractive intellectual environment for scholars around the world interested in the study of language and culture in the Netherlands and the Dutch language and culture in the world.
Writer-in-Residence Call Open
The Dutch Foundation for Literature and NIAS invite publishers and others to nominate a writer for the writer-in-residence fellowship at NIAS in Amsterdam for the academic year 2023/24.
Vacancy Communications Officer
NIAS is looking for an allround communications officer to coordinate the internal and external communication of the Institute.
Open Call for Duisenberg Fellowship
NIAS and the Duisenberg Foundation invite economists to apply for a fellowship in 2024/25. This fellowship allows one to fully focus on a research project while being a member of the interdisciplinary community of an institute for advanced study. Set up in honour of Wim Duisenberg, this fellowship fosters research in the fields that he championed: applied monetary economics, macroeconomics, macroeconomic policy, public finance and public finance policy.
Call Now Open: For Women in Science Fellowships
The eleventh Call for Applications of the Dutch L’Oréal-Unesco For Women in Science fellowships is open from 16 January 2023 until 1 March 2023. Along with researchers from the Life Sciences, from 2023 onward women working in the STEM disciplines can also apply.
Apply Now as Journalist-in-Residence
NIAS and the Fonds Bijzondere Journalistieke Projecten welcome applications for the journalist-in-residence programme, which allows journalists to work at the institute for a 5-month period in 2023/24.
Open Call for NIAS Individual Fellowships 24/25
The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS-KNAW) has opened its annual call for individual fellowship applications. This is an opportunity for scholars who wish to spend 5 or 10 months in the academic year 2024/25 to carry out curiosity-driven research as a member of the interdisciplinary NIAS community in Amsterdam. Deadline is 15 March 2023.
The Best of 2022 according to NIAS Fellows
December is a period of reflection and recollection. It is also, traditionally, the month of best-of-lists. Here, we share some of the mind-enrichening things that this year's fellows came across in 2022.
Vacancy: PR & Communication Manager (Freelance)
The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study is looking for a freelancer in PR & Communication to support the NIAS Conference Team for five months (Jan – May 2023) in organising the NIAS Conference Belonging & Mobility.
Journalist-in-Residence Fellowship for Niels Mathijssen
Niels Mathijssen has been selected as the next Journalist-in-Residence at NIAS. From February to June 2023, he will focus on researching and writing a biography of Poncke Princen, the Dutch soldier who joined the Indonesian side in their war of independence.
Vacancy: Facilities Officer
NIAS is looking for a colleague to join the Facilities Team, who will support fellows and staff at the institute. Application deadline is 9 October 2022.
Vacancy: NIAS Institute Manager
NIAS is seeking an Institute Manager for a max. hours of 30.4 per week. Candidates may submit their CV and letter of motivation until 30 September 2022.
Inge Meijer Researches Houseplants in Museums during NIAS Residency
Visual artist Inge Meijer will be the new Artist in Residence at NIAS. During her fellowship, Meijer will carry out artistic research into the role of plants in art exhibitions up to the 1990s, and into the relationship between art and plants. The fellowship is a programme together with the KNAW's Society of Arts.
NIAS is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the Dutch Review of Books.
Amin Ghaziani, Guest of the Director Summer Stay
Professor of Sociology Amin Ghaziani has been invited to the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study as Guest of the Director. Ghaziani is putting the finishing touches on a new book which focuses on the inventive and imaginative constructions of belonging, particularly for racialized, intersectional, and historically othered groups, as they are occurring in the field of nightlife in London.
Oksana Khomei from Ukraine Joins NIAS
In April, NIAS opened its doors to two colleagues from Ukraine: Oksana Khomei and Elmaz Asanova. Below an introduction of Oksana Khomei, who researched Ukrainian politics in the context of EU-integration.