STFC participates in the Research Councils Policy Internships scheme, a programme in which STFC-funded PhD students are given the opportunity to spend three months working in Parliament or Government. Opportunities are available with the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) or the Government Office for Science (GO-Science).… continue to the full article
The DiRAC Project Board invites the UK theory and modelling communities in Astrophysics, Particle Physics and Nuclear Physics to apply for computational resources on the STFC DiRAC HPC Facility.
The deadline for proposal submissions to the 12th Call will be 5pm on Tuesday 1st October 2019
All proposal types will be accepted for this call. Please note that discretionary / seedcorn proposals can be submitted at any time. DiRAC will schedule successful peer reviewed proposals from 1st April 2020. We are also able to offer software engineering support to individual projects.… continue to the full article
The former BUKS meeting has decided to reinvent itself as WISA: Waves and Instabilities in the Solar Atmosphere.
Currently, the WISA committee is solliciting proposals to host the WISA workshop, sometime during the summer of 2020. WISA/BUKS workshops are small workshops with ample time for discussion, focusing on the modelling and observations of waves and instabilities in the solar atmosphere.… continue to the full article
Proposals are hereby invited under the SOLARNET Trans-National Access Programme for observing time at the solar telescopes GREGOR and VTT for the period 2019B (Aug-Nov 2019).
Proposals will be handled by the EAST TAC, a common European time allocation committee installed by the European Association for Solar Telescopes.… continue to the full article
The UK Space Agency is seeking a new Chair for the Science Programme Advisory Committee.
The position of Chair of the Science Programme Advisory Committee will become vacant on 1st July 2019.
The UK Space Agency welcomes applications from the UK space science community.… continue to the full article
The Stephen Hawking fellowships will support and develop the next generation of visionary scientists in theoretical physics at the beginning of their career. UKRI are providing funding for five annual calls delivered jointly by EPSRC and STFC. Round one is now open and intentions to submit must be received by 20th June 2019.… continue to the full article
The European Space Agency’s Science Programme relies on bottom-up community-led long-term planning of its scientific priorities. These planning activities have previously led to Horizon 2000, Horizon 2000 Plus (resulting in Gaia and BepiColombo), and Cosmic Vision. The next planning cycle, Voyage 2050, is now underway and will define the science themes for new large L-class missions after L3, and will highlight broad thematic areas for six or seven new medium M-class missions after 2035.… continue to the full article
2019 Opportunities Call
Closing Date for Applications: 13th June 2019
This call considers ‘the PPAN community’ to encompass the following broad areas of STFC’s remit: particle physics, particle astrophysics, astronomy, nuclear physics, accelerator physics, solar and planetary science, and computing that underpins these areas.… continue to the full article