This is a note to advise that the closing date for the 2020 Astronomy Grants Round is 5th February 2020. Submissions are accepted from 2nd December 2019.
The Astronomy Guidelines for Applicants have been revised and can be found at:
Please be advised there is no change to the consolidated grant scheme for this round.… continue to the full article
A set of DEM inversion software has been made available on Solarsoft under directory $SSW/packages/dem_sites. The software is based on new methods developed at Aberystwyth, and recently published in Solar Physics:
The first paper describes the core inversion method:
The second paper provides a gridding method that greatly increases the computational speed:
The software has currently only been tested on AIA/SDO for non-flare conditions, but should work with any instrument given measurements, errors, and temperature response functions.… continue to the full article
UKRI is very pleased to announce a Call for new members to the UKRI International Development Peer Review College. UKRI is inviting applications for new members to the College from both academics and non-academics from organisations based in or working with DAC list countries, such as policymakers, non-governmental organisations and civil society organisations.… continue to the full article
The nominations for RAS Council are open.
The deadline for nominations is the 29 November.
In the Geophysics category, there are up to 3 councillor positions and one vice-president position available.
We strongly encourage interested members of the community to consider standing for election.… continue to the full article
We are writing to convey the outcome of this year’s priority project “light touch” review, specifically with reference to those projects within the remit of SSAP. We would like to thank all the PIs that originally submitted ideas, and those who provided updates to their projects over the summer.… continue to the full article
Quantum Technologies for Fundamental Physics – Intention to Submit
Please note that the deadline for the Intention to Submit for the STFC/EPSRC Quantum Technologies for Fundamental Physics call is 16.00 on 31 October 2019.
The link to the Intention to Submit form and further information about the call can be found at https://stfc.ukri.org/funding/research-grants/funding-opportunities/quantum-technologies-for-fundamental-physics/.… continue to the full article
I would like to draw your attention to the recent opening of the call for IAU membership applications for 2020.
We would like to encourage applications of Individual and Junior membership to the Union, and therefore I ask for your help in spreading the word to colleagues and students who may be interested.… continue to the full article
Please can I encourage you all to consider nominations for COSPAR awards. Anyone can make nominations for most awards and the usual process is for the UK National COSPAR Committee (c/o firstname.lastname@example.org) to endorse nominations and make the formal submission.… continue to the full article
SOLARNET is pleased to announce its 2nd call for mobility programme for young and experienced researchers. Applications are invited.
Early stage researchers will be supported with a minimum of 1 month to a maximum of 3 months research-stays, while for experienced researchers a maximum of 2-3 weeks stay will be granted.… continue to the full article
The PhD Research Award of the Plasma Physics Division of the European Physical Society (EPS), which has been created in 2005, will again be awarded in 2020.
As an active researcher in plasma physics, you might be aware of PhD work of exceptional quality in plasma physics in an EPS member state.… continue to the full article