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The next UK-SOSS talk will be held on 16th of June, 2020, 11:00 am (UK time)

The 4th seminar will be held on 16th of June, 2020, 11:00 am (UK time)
Speaker: Prof Mitchell Berger (University of Exeter)
Title: Magnetic helicity: decompositions and methods of localization
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/95338171418
Meeting ID 953 3817 1418

Abstract:
Magnetic helicity is an ideal MHD invariant; it measures geometric and topological properties of a magnetic field.… continue to the full article

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Preparation of DKIST proposals

The National Solar Observatory has recently announced the first call for proposals for observations that will be obtained during the DKIST Operations and Commission Phase.

Queen’s University Belfast is coordinating with the National Solar Observatory to support UK scientists who wish to use the instrument performance calculators as part of the proposal preparation process.… continue to the full article

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Call for Applications to STFC Advisory Bodies and Peer Review Panels, 2020

Dear all,

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 our decision-making processes.

Members of our 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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Space Weather Instrumentation, Measurement, Modelling and Risk (SWIMMR) SPF – Project S4

STFC would like to invite proposals relating to the improvement of forecasting techniques for solar wind propagation from the Sun to the Earth. This topic forms part of the UKRI Space Weather Instrumentation, Measurement, Modelling and Risk (SWIMMR; https://www.ralspace.stfc.ac.uk/Pages/SWIMMR.aspxproject which is funded as part of the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF).continue to the full article

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ESPD Media of the Month: May 2020

The ESPD is proud to announce the winning entry of its “Media of the Month” contest for May 2020: the image The Solar Chromosphere at the highest possible resolution, by Vasco Henriques and Ainar Drews (University of Oslo).

The image can be found here: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_Solar_Chromosphere_at_the_highest_possible_resolution.png

The contest is running every month, so please submit your best images or videos by the end of this month to be considered for June 2020!… continue to the full article

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Pre-announcement: DiRAC Resource Allocation Committee 13th Call for Proposals

Pre-announcement: DiRAC Resource Allocation Committee 13th Call for Proposals

The DiRAC Resource Allocation Committee 13th Call for Proposals will be opening shortly. The UK theory and modelling communities in Astronomy and Cosmology, Astrophysics, Particle Physics and Nuclear Physics will be invited to apply for computational resources on the STFC DiRAC HPC Facility.… continue to the full article

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