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New GREGOR Infrared Spectrograph (GRIS) Data Archive – Beta Version Released

The Leibniz-Institute for Solar Physics (KIS) has released a beta version of the new data archive for the GREGOR Infrared Spectrograph (GRIS, Collados et al. 2012, AN 333, 872). All GRIS data prior to 2018 are in open access and available here: sdc.leibniz-kis.de

The database contains more than 650 data sets recorded in the years between 2014 and 2017.… continue to the full article

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Call for Applications and Nominations to STFC’s Science Board, Committees and Peer Review Panels, 2019

Every year, a number of vacancies become available on STFC’s advisory bodies and peer review panels. These bodies perform a vital function for STFC, providing advice and guidance that aids our strategic direction and supports decision-making processes. A full list of vacant positions can be found here: https://stfc.ukri.org/about-us/how-we-are-governed/advisory-boards/callforapplications/

Members of advisory bodies and panels have the opportunity to influence STFC’s strategy, policies, and funding decisions, as well as guiding STFC to most effectively develop the societal impact of our investments and best support our research and innovation communities.… continue to the full article

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I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here

Engage school students with your research from your desk!

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here http://imascientist.org.uk/scientists is an online STEM engagement competition that gets people in science talking with curious school students. The STFC are funding Particles Zone and Space Zone https://imascientist.org.uk/2019/03/june-2019-zones/, both taking place 10-21 June  – and researchers funded by, or using data from, the STFC get priority in this oversubscribed event.… continue to the full article

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STFC Public Engagement Early-Career Researcher Forum

STFC Public Engagement Early-Career Researcher Forum
https://stfc.ukri.org/public-engagement/training-and-support/peer-forum/
Call for Applications
Closing date: 16:00, Monday 3rd June 2019

The STFC Public Engagement Early-Career Researcher Forum (the ‘PEER Forum’) will support talented scientists and engineers in the early stages of their career to develop their public engagement and outreach goals, to ensure the next generation of STFC scientists and engineers continue to deliver the highest quality of purposeful, audience-driven public engagement.… continue to the full article

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Big Bear Solar Observatory – Call for Observing Proposals: 2019 Session 2

New Jersey Institute of Technology announces the availability of a certain amount of observing time for the solar community at its Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) 1.6-m, off-axis Goode Solar Telescope (GST). The BBSO telescope allocation committee (TAC) is accepting outside proposals for the session 2 (July 1 – 31 and September 15 – October 31, 2019) observing quarter.… continue to the full article

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STUDENTSHIP PROGRAMME AT THE ISAAC NEWTON GROUP OF TELESCOPES

We welcome applications for four places on the ING studentship
programme 2019/20.

The deadline for applications is

31st March 2019

Details of the programme can be found on:

http://www.ing.iac.es/astronomy/science/studentship.html

The programme provides a unique opportunity for up to four PhD, MSc or undergraduate astronomy students to get hands-on experience of work at an international observatory.… continue to the full article

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