About the Friends

Friends since 2008

“Time and resources to pursue unconstrained research is of great value to future generations and in short supply around the globe. The Institute for Advanced Study provides leading scholars with the perfect environment to nurture fundamentally new research and many lifelong collaborations amongst global leaders in the sciences and humanities. As Friends and contributors, it is a privilege to support the Institute and the achievement of its farsighted mission.”
Cynthia Hillas and Robert Hillas, Chair of the Friends

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Oct 19

IAS Family Science Talk: Einstein's Dream

Wolfensohn Hall
“ The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. ”––Albert Einstein, IAS Founding Professor In an exploration of curiosity and adventures into the unknown, Robbert Dijkgraaf will explain the important role that curiosity played in...
Oct 22

History of Science Lecture Series: Christopher Philips

Dilworth Room
Oct 25

Public Lecture: Primes and Knots

Wolfensohn Hall