About UKSP

The UK Solar Physics community (UKSP) is a Specialist Scientific Group affiliated to the Royal Astronomical Society with members in several institutes across the UK.

We distribute a newsletter of the latest Solar Physics and related news to our mailing list twice a month. You can view a summary of the last 15days or last 32days of news items and follow our twitter feed @uksolarphysics.

Information about current and future UK involvement in solar space missions is available on the UK Solar mission forum.

The UK solar physics community is represented by the UKSP Council, comprising elected members of that community. The Council consists of a chairperson, a deputy chairperson and six ordinary members, opertaing under the rules set out in the UKSP Charter [PDF].

Guidance on UKSP/MIST Summer Schools and the future rota is available here.

UKSP Chairperson

Philippa Browning
Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics
University of Manchester
M13 9PL
+44 (0) 161 306 3912
Email Address

UKSP Deputy Chairperson

Iain Hannah
SUPA School of Physics & Astronomy
University of Glasgow
G12 8QQ
+44 (0) 141 330 6427
Email Address

Ordinary Council Members

Danielle Bewsher (UCLAN)
 () – Graduate Student Member
Gunnar Hornig (Dundee)
David Jess (QUB) – PDRA Member
Mihalis Mathioudakis (QUB)
Alex Russell (Dundee) – PDRA Member

All items for the newsletter or to be posted to the website should be submitted via the online form. Other items should be directed through the chairperson and deputy chairperson.