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Dear members of the IAS community, Even as we all have been deeply affected by shutdowns due to the Covid-19 outbreak this spring, we also have been witnessing and experiencing profoundly disturbing incidents highlighting an interrelated and equally alarming crisis: ongoing, systematized, and institutionalized racism...
Shaw Prize
The 2020 Shaw Prize in Astronomy has been awarded to Roger Blandford , Member (1974–75, 1998) in the School of Natural Sciences. Blandford is recognized “for his foundational contributions to theoretical astrophysics, especially concerning the fundamental understanding of active galactic nuclei, the formation and...
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has announced its members for 2020 in recognition of outstanding contributions to science research. This includes Jacob Lurie , Professor in the School of Mathematics; Lai-Sang Young , current Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Schools of Mathematics...
Angelos Chaniotis
Angelos Chaniotis , Professor of Ancient History and Classics in the School of Historical Studies, has been elected member of the Greek Council of Higher Education. The five-member board is the highest authority for quality control, evaluation, and strategic planning of all institutions of...