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Next UK-SOSS talk – 10am on 15th April 2021

Dear all,

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

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Cycle-12 e-MERLIN Call for Proposals

e-MERLIN/VLBI National Radio Astronomy Facility
www.e-merlin.ac.uk
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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NuSec Science Network Summer 2021 Pilot Project Applications

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

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Space Weather Instrumentation, Measurement, Modelling and Risk (SWIMMR) – Project S5

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

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New members of our Community

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

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