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

Mihalis Mathioudakis
Astrophysics Research Centre
School of Mathematics and Physics
Queen’s University Belfast
+44 (0)2890976332
Email Address

UKSP Deputy Chairperson

Richard Morton
Mathematics, Physics & Electrical Engineering
University of Northumbria
+44 (0) 191 243 7601
Email Address

Ordinary Council Members

Louise Harra (MSSL/UCL)
Natasha Jeffery (Glasgow) – PDRA Member
Craig Johnstone (St Andrews) – Graduate Student Member
David Long (MSSL/UCL) – PDRA Member
James McLaughlin (Northumbria)
David Pontin (Dundee)
Anthony Yeates (Durham)

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.