Author: Paulo Simões, Lyndsay Fletcher, Hugh Hudson (University of Glasgow), Graham Kerr (NASA GSFC), Guigue Giménez de Castro (Centro de Rádio Astronomia e Astrofísica Mackenzie), Matt Penn (NSO)
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During a solar flare, rare infrared (IR) continuum observations show strong brightenings in the chromosphere, co-spatial and co-temporal with flare hard X-ray footpoints .… continue to the full article
No. 297: “Multi-Instrument Solar Flare Observations I: Solar Flare Finder,” by Ryan Milligan. Retrospective searches for your favorite flare
No. 298: “Multi-Instrument Solar Flare Observations II: A SC24 Retrospective,” by Ryan Milligan and Jack Ireland. How the widget did in Cycle 24
No.… continue to the full article
Deadline extension: the new deadline is on the 15th of May.
The British-Russian seminar of young scientists (a summer school), funded by the British Council, will hold on the 18-21st of September, 2017 in Irkutsk, Russia. The main topics include
• Analogies and differences between the coronal, solar wind and magnetospheric plasmas; and the ionospheric and chromospheric plasmas.… continue to the full article
We would like to congratulate Ryan Milligan who started his Ernest Rutherford Fellowship at the University of Glasgow on March 1st 2017.… continue to the full article
** New submission deadline: 15 June 2017 **
Following several requests for extensions, the submission deadline for the upcoming topical issue “Developing New Space Weather Tools: Transitioning fundamental science to operational prediction systems” in the open-access Journal of Space Weather and Space Climate (SWSC; http://www.swsc-journal.org/) has been extended to 15 June 2017.… continue to the full article
Two part-time (0.5 FTE) Daphne Jackson Fellowships lasting for 2 years are being offered within the Faculty of Science at Durham University. The salary will be set at Grade 7, £32,004 – £38,183 per annum (pro rata for part-time).
These fellowships are for researchers who would like to return after a career break of 2 or more years (for family, caring or health reasons).… continue to the full article
Applications are invited for one PhD position and two postdoc positions. The positions are within the context of the ERC consolidator grant BOSS-WAVES, with PI Tom Van Doorsselaere.
The ERC consolidator grant BOSS-WAVES aims to perform numerical simulations on the heating of coronal loops by non-linear evolution of transverse waves, leading to forward modelling of observables.… continue to the full article
We would like to congratulate Peter Keys who started his Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship at Queen’s University Belfast on April 1st 2017.… continue to the full article
The next SPD meeting will be held in conjunction with the 2017 total solar eclipse. The SPD meeting will take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton located at 1000 NE Multnomah Street, Portland, OR.
The hotel reservation system and meeting registration is now open on the SPD website: https://aas.org/meetings/spd48.… continue to the full article
We are pleased to announce a new EIS nugget by Eduard Kontar entitled ‘Plasma turbulence and the standard solar flare model’. The nugget can be found here:
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Dr.… continue to the full article