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2020 Astronomy Grants Round

Dear Colleagues

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:
https://stfc.ukri.org/research/astronomy-and-space-science/astronomy-space-science-programme/astronomy-research-grants/

Please be advised there is no change to the consolidated grant scheme for this round.… continue to the full article

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New DEM inversion software available on Solarsoft

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:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2019SoPh..294..135M/abstract

The second paper provides a gridding method that greatly increases the computational speed:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2019SoPh..294..136P/abstract

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

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Call for new members to the UKRI International Development Peer Review College

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

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Quantum Technologies for Fundamental Physics – Reminder

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

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