This note is to advise that the closing date for the 2019 Astronomy Grant Round is 6th February 2019. Submissions are accepted from 1st December 2018.
The Astronomy Guidelines for Applicants have been revised and can be found at:
Applicants are strongly advised to read the guidelines in detail and contact the office with any queries.… continue to the full article
From Sarah Gibson (HAO/NCAR):
It’s solar minimum. In the tradition of Whole Sun Month (1996) and Whole Heliosphere Interval (2008), it’s time for Whole Heliosphere & Planetary Interactions (2019) – WHPI!
Goal? A coordinated observing and modeling effort to characterize the three-dimensional interconnected solar-heliospheric-planetary system.… continue to the full article
The SOLARNET Trans-National Access Programme (2019 – 2022) will offer access to research infrastructures relevant for high-resolution solar physics: four solar telescopes on La Palma and Tenerife, the SUNRISE3 balloon mission (projected launch in 2021), and the Piz Daint supercomputer.
The first call for proposals will be issued on December 15 with a deadline on January 20, 2019.… continue to the full article
Please find attached the Chairs Community Report for the 2018 Astronomy Grant Round. A copy will also be added to the Astronomy Grant Panel Web page which can be found at:
Kim Burchell, Head of Astronomy Grants
Sent on behalf of the AGP Chair, Prof Jim Wild
http://www.stfc.ac.uk/research/astronomy-and-space-science/astronomy-space-science-programme/astronomy-research-grants/… continue to the full article
We now provide fully prepped (level 1) data from all instruments at the Dunn Solar Telescope at solardisk.nmsu.edu/
This database will contain all data from all instruments for the 4 synoptic programs running daily at the telescope. All data are open to the community.… continue to the full article
This post is designed to provide you with more information about SULIS (Solar cUbesats for Linked Imaging Spectropolarimetry), a UK-led solar science space mission concept and one of five shortlisted solar system priority projects named by STFC.
– – Mission Aim:
Understand the Sun’s link to the inner heliosphere via revolutionary UK-led technology.… continue to the full article
We encourage new PhDs – who have defended their thesis between 16 December 2017 and 15 December 2018 anywhere in the world – to apply for the IAU PhD prize. Each Division can award one prize (https://www.iau.org/science/grants_prizes/phd_prize/). Please help spread the word to institutions and organizations that award Doctorates in the activity areas of Division E.… continue to the full article
The Solar System Advisory Panel (SSAP) requests your help in providing information to the STFC Astronomy Programme Evaluation, for the next STFC Balance of Programmes Review and as preparation for future funding priorities.
The SSAP invite members of the solar system community, at all levels from PhD to Professor, to respond to a questionnaire which includes questions on science themes and facilities representing the current and near-future scientific priorities for UK solar system physics.… continue to the full article
It is with great sadness that that we record the news that Professor Michael Thompson passed away unexpectedly on October 15, while on a research visit to Japan. Michael was well known to many in the UK Solar Physics community, latterly from when he was Head of the School of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of Sheffield.… continue to the full article
I would like to alert you about the opportunity below – the IAU PhD Prize.
May I also take the opportunity to encourage you to join the Commission E3 within the IAU Division E, as this may be of particular relevance for some members of the UKSP community: Commission E3 Solar Impact throughout the Heliosphere
The IAU has created in 2016 a new prize – the IAU PhD Prize.… continue to the full article