APPLICATIONS SOUGHT FOR THE 2021 CAROLINE HERSCHEL PRIZE LECTURESHIP
The Caroline Herschel Prize Lectureship was established by what is now the Herschel Society, in association with the Royal Astronomical Society,to celebrate Caroline’s memory by supporting promising female astronomers early in their careers.… continue to the full article
I have the pleasure of bringing your attention to the next UK-SOSS talk which will be delivered by Prof. Richard Harrison from RAL. The zoom link, title, and abstract are below.
All the best,
Chris Nelson, on behalf of the organisers (Marianna Korsos and Jiajia Liu)
Taking stock of our understanding of Coronal Mass Ejections
Professor Richard A Harrison MBE
Chief Scientist, RAL Space
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/95338171418
Meeting ID: 953 3817 1418
This presentation will take stock of where we are with Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) research, taking a brief look at the history of CME observations and the early interpretations of the phenomenon, through to the present day where we have multi-spacecraft observations with coronagraphs and heliospheric imagers and a wide range of modelling techniques, many of which are now geared towards space weather impacts.… continue to the full article
e-MERLIN/VLBI National Radio Astronomy Facility
Invitation for Proposals: Cycle-12
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals:
23:59:59 UT on 13th May 2021
Full Details: http://www.e-merlin.ac.uk/observe.html
e-MERLIN requests proposals from the international astronomical community for observations to be made during Cycle-12. Proposals are competitively peer-reviewed under standard STFC rules by the Programme Allocation of Telescope Time (PATT) e-MERLIN Time Allocation Group.… continue to the full article
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OBSERVING OPPORTUNITY WITH THE WHT – PRIME FOCUS IMAGING
During the integration of WEAVE at the WHT, an opportunity has arisen
to offer service-mode imaging with a camera (the QHY) mounted behind
the new WEAVE prime-focus corrector, during April and May 2021.… continue to the full article
Webinar Wednesday is now two weeks away!
Starting on 7th April 2021, Webinar Wednesday is a programme of monthly webinars which aims to celebrate impact and innovation developed through STFC funded science. Each webinar is on the first Wednesday of the month, between 10 and 11.… continue to the full article
NuSec Science Network Summer 2021 Pilot Project Applications
Following on from the success of previous NuSec funded Summer Student pilot projects, applications are being sought for Summer 2021 pilot projects from UK universities, companies or government laboratories researchers.
Projects must be from the Natural Sciences and show the potential to enhance the field of nuclear security.… continue to the full article
Further to the Call announcement below, we would like to draw your attention to an amended Compliancy Table in Section 8.3 of the Announcement of Opportunity; applicants must use this version when preparing their proposals.
STFC would like to invite proposals for the development and demonstration of a prototype network of compact instruments for ground-level neutron monitoring, ideally suitable for unattended operation in relatively remote locations, to mitigate the potential radiation hazards of space weather.… continue to the full article
In this unusual time it is particularly important to support the newer members of our community to connect with one another and with the more established members of the community. As a very small step to help with this please could we ask that people encourage any new students and PDRAs in particular who might not be on the mailing list to sign up and, also to publicise the UKSP mentor scheme:
http://www.uksolphys.org/mentors/… continue to the full article
As some of you will know, the RAS has just conducted a review on its awards process with a survey that closed just over a week ago. At last year’s UKSP community meeting we discussed the possibility of establishing a UKSP Awards Committee similar to the one that MIST already has in place, but no consensus was reached.… continue to the full article
UKSP council would like to strongly endorse the initiative publicised last week by MIST council on equitable letters in space physics. This is a key way that we can help promote equity within the community and in particular support the early career members of of community.… continue to the full article