About UKSP

The UK Solar Physics community (UKSP) is a Specialist Scientific Group affiliated to the Royal Astronomical Society with members in several institutes across the UK.

We distribute a newsletter of the latest Solar Physics and related news to our mailing list twice a month. You can view a summary of the of news items (recent news summary) and follow our twitter feed @uksolarphysics.

Information about current and future UK involvement in solar space missions is available on the UK Solar mission forum.

The UK solar physics community is represented by the UKSP Council, comprising elected members of that community. The Council consists of a chairperson, a deputy chairperson and six ordinary members, opertaing under the rules set out in the UKSP Charter [PDF].

Guidance on UKSP/MIST Summer Schools and the future rota is available here.

UKSP Chairperson

Professor Sarah Matthews
Space & Climate Physics
Mullard Space Science Laboratory
Holmbury St Mary
Dorking, Surrey
+44 (0)148 320 4208
Email Address

UKSP Deputy Chairperson

Dr Natasha Jeffrey
Mathematics, Physics & Electrical Engineering
Northumbria University
+44 (0) 191 227 4921
Email Address

Ordinary Council Members

Dr Eamon Scullion (Northumbria University) – Staff Member
Dr Anne-Marie Broomhall (University of Warwick) – Staff Member
Professor Andrew Hillier (University of Exeter) – Staff Member
Dr Marianna Korsos (Aberystwyth University) – PDRA Member
Dr Jiajia Liu (Queen’s University Belfast) – PDRA Member
Mr Ryan Campbell (Queen’s University Belfast) – PhD Student Member

All items for the newsletter or to be posted to the website should be submitted via the online form. Other items should be directed through the chairperson and deputy chairperson.