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The announcements listed here are shared by the ASI members
Posted On: Saturday, June 20, 2020 - 09:16

We are all expectantly waiting for the Summer Solstice Solar Eclipse on Sunday i.e. 21 June, 2020. It will be breathtakingly annular (almost 99% coverage) in a belt in North India and partial in various percentages in the rest of the country.

Everyone is welcome to get more details and resources regarding it at: http://…

Posted On: Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 13:53

Aryabhatta Research Institute of observational sciencES (ARIES), India and Space Sciences, Technologies and Astrophysics Research Institute (STAR, Liège University), Belgium are organizing a three days online workshop (29, 30 June and 01 July, 2020, https://aries.res.in/~ilmt/), via the Zoom platform, in the context of the 4m International Liquid…

Posted On: Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 18:20

Anupam Bhardwaj of the Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Beijing and Gabriela Calistro Rivera of the European Southern Observatory, Munich have been awarded the Gruber Foundation Fellowships for 2020. Anupam completed his PhD from University of Delhi in 2017 on the topic of "Light Curve Analysis of Variable Stars". Each year, The Gruber Foundation, in collaboration with the…

Posted On: Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 11:09

Internationally, IAU, SKA, Nature-Index have already highlighted our citizen science research efforts. Specially because of Covid-19, IAU created a list of online resources for public to stay engaged in learning astronomy from home. RAD@home has been listed there. I hope such a broadcast from ASI will be in the public interest.

Posted On: Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 11:08

Call for Proposal (2020-2021 term)

Taeduk Radio Astronomy Observatory (TRAO) would like to call for new proposals using 14m radio telescope for 2020-2021 term (from October 2020 to May 2021).


Submission deadline is August 20th 2020 (to…

Posted On: Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 16:31

The Google form is meant to collect information about PhD thesis in astronomy and related areas. We will create a local database and also contribute to astrogen project (astrogen.aas.org).

Anyone who faces problems or has queries may contact me at jsbagla@gmail.com.

Link is…

Posted On: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 10:38

150 yrs of the periodic table: “Chemical elements in the Universe: origin and evolution’’ to be held at Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore during 16 - 19 December 2019.

The details are attached as PDF.

Thank you very much.

With best regards,
Gajendra Pandey

Posted On: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 10:36

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Greetings. The SOC of the 38th meeting of the Astronomical Society of India (ASI) has asked me to organize a session titled "Teaching in Astronomy" on the 14th of February from 1600 hr to 1730 hr. The total duration is 1.5 hr. As you are aware the 38th meeting of ASI will be held at IISER Tirupati.

It would be good to hear different voices on how best…

Posted On: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 11:36

Dear Colleague,

We are writing to you to draw your attention to the Vatican Summer School on Centres of Galaxies that we are organizing in June 2020 (http://www.vaticanobservatory.va/content/specolavaticana/en/summer-scho…)

The school is aimed at, but not limited to,…

Posted On: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 11:35

Members of the Astronomical Society of India

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

As you are aware, IUCAA has been recognized as the National Resource Centre (NRC) for Astronomy and Astrophysics by MHRD,  and the primary task of the NRC now is to make on-line courses 
on Astronomy and Astrophysics for teachers. This is part of the  Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT).…

Posted On: Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 10:54

Workshop on Scientific Project Financial Management for Women Nov 25, 2019
IISER Pune in association with DST is organising:

Workshop on Scientific Project Financial Management for Women Science Professionals

Dates: November 25-29, 2019.

Venue: IISER Pune

More information and application details:

Posted On: Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 10:53

The COSPAR Capacity Building Workshop is going to be held at Kodaikanal Solar Observatory during January 6-17, 2020.

The title of the workshop is "Coronal and Interplanetary Shocks : Analysis of Data from Space and Ground based instruments".

The workshop URL is " https://www.iiap.res.in/COSPAR_KSO2020 ".

The first…

Posted On: Monday, August 26, 2019 - 12:56

A 3-day workshop on Application of data science in Astrophysics and Gravitational Wave Research is going to be held at IIIT Allahabad between November 1-3, 2019. The program and registration details of the workshop can be found from the following link:


Posted On: Monday, August 26, 2019 - 12:55

The 5th Asia Pacific Solar Physics Meeting (APSPM) shall take place in Pune, India from February, 3 – 8, 2020. It is being jointly organised by the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune and the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune.

For details: http://www.iucaa.in/~apspm/


Posted On: Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 11:29

Nominations are invited for the "Justice Oak best thesis" award for the year 2019

The Astronomical Society of India gives the Justice V.G. Oak Award every year for an outstanding Ph.D. thesis in Astronomy and related areas, by a student working for a Ph.D. in India. The nominations for this award may be made by…

Posted On: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 15:23

The pre-registration and abstract submission for the 9th ICGC to be organised at IISER Mohali is now open. The pre-registration can be done through the link

International Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology (ICGC)
IISER Mohali
December 10-13, 2019

The 9th…

Posted On: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 15:23

Pressing for Progress 2019: A National Conference towards Gender Equity in Physics by the Indian Physics Association, hosted by the University of Hyderabad during 19-21 September 2019.

The IPA Conference will be a first-of-its kind national meeting in which both physics-related and sociology of physics-related topics will be deliberated. It is intended to serve as a forum wherein…

Posted On: Friday, June 28, 2019 - 15:38

I am writing as Chair of Commission 19 of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics.
We support an annual prize in astrophysics - the Call is attached - and we look forward to your nominations

very best wishes

Gerry Gilmore
Chair, IUPAP C19 - Astrophysics

Posted On: Friday, June 28, 2019 - 15:37

As you are aware, an Astronomy Centre for Educators (ACE) has been established at IUCAA, with the two main constituent units at present being the Teaching Learning Centre (TLC) for further developing astronomy teaching in the country with an emphasis on the higher-education sector; and the National Resource Centre (NRC) for developing the Annual Refresher Programme In Teaching (ARPIT)…

Posted On: Friday, May 24, 2019 - 14:54

The National Centre for Radio Astrophysics of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (NCRA-TIFR) invites applications for the Radio Astronomy School 2019 to be held from August 19 to 30, 2019, at NCRA-TIFR, Pune.

The objective of the school is to provide the upcoming generation of astronomers exposure to the techniques and excitement of radio astronomy, especially in the context of…

Posted On: Monday, May 20, 2019 - 09:34

A new book by me (co-authored with Vasanthi Padmanabhan) titled "Dawn of Science - Glimpses from History for the Curious Mind" has just been published by Springer.

The website links for this book are given at the end of this mail. Some details regarding the book can be found in the attached pdf file of the front matter.

This book is intended for the GENERAL PUBLIC and is written…

Posted On: Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 16:17

The 2018 GROWTH Winter School in Time Domain Astronomy was held at IIT Bombay. We are delighted to announce that the educational resources from the 2018 GROWTH astronomy school are now online at http://growth.caltech.edu/astronomy-school.html and available for download by students and educators around the world. Our astronomy school…

Posted On: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 14:09

International Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology (ICGC)
IISER Mohali
December 10-13, 2019

The 9th International Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology (ICGC) will be hosted by the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali (IISERM), during December 10 - 13, 2019. ICGC meetings are held once in four years and are organised by the Indian Association for…

Posted On: Friday, April 5, 2019 - 11:09

The 42nd International School for Young Astronomers, ISYA2019, will take place in Kunming, China, from the 14th of October to the 3th of November 2019. The International School for Young Astronomers (ISYA) is a long-tradition project of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), nowadays also co-sponsored by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (NASL) through the Office for Young…

Posted On: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 10:41

The notification issued by the Director, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore inviting nominations for Professor Peraiah Foundation Award, 2019. Please find more details from the attached PDF.

Posted On: Monday, April 1, 2019 - 09:57

It is our pleasure to inform you that we are organizing an International Conference on Infrared Astronomy and Astrophysical Dust (IRAAD 2019) during October 22 - 25, 2019 at IUCAA, Pune. During this 2019 conference we plan to have one session dedicated to the memory of Prof. N.V. Voshchinnikov.

Some of you have already consented to be part of the event and be members of the Scientific…

Posted On: Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 09:19

Upcoming Modelling, Machine Learning and Astronomy conference in PES University this November

Please find more details from this link https://www.pes.edu/mmla/

Posted On: Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 16:11

IISER Tirupati, jointly with IUCAA, is organising a 5-day workshop on Data Analysis and Machine Learning in our campus during May 24-28, 2019.

The workshop is at an introductory level, meant to train young researchers and students in the recent techniques of data analysis including statistical analysis, nonlinear time series analysis, recurrence plots and networks, Bayesian…

Posted On: Friday, March 15, 2019 - 15:09

This year's ICTS summer school on gravitational-wave astronomy will be held from 15 to 26 July 2019 at the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bangalore. Applications for the school are now open. This year’s school will focus on the theoretical modeling of some of the promising astrophysical and cosmological sources of gravitational radiation.


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Posted On: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 08:26

Special Session on "Dual Nuclei in Late Stage Galaxy Mergers and their Effect on Galaxy Evolution" and Special Session entitled "Resolving the impact of AGN on galaxies using observations and simulations" at the European Week of Astronomy and Space Science (EWASS) 2019 to be held from 24 – 28 June 2019 in Lyon, France.