Announcements

Posted On: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 14:35
Broadband Spectral and Timing Studies with Astrosat, Chandra and XMM-Newton A COSPAR capacity building workshop March 9-20, 2019 IISER Mohali The primary aim of the workshop is to train scientists in the middle and south East Asian region in using AstroSat's multiwavelength spectral and timing capabilities and teach them how to use these capabilities in conjunction with data from Chandra and XMM-Newton. For more details see http://14.139.227.202/web/cospar2019/ Deadline for Registrations: Sep.24
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Posted On: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 14:32
Letters of Intent for Symposia in 2020 are due September 15. Further information may be found at https://www.iau.org/news/announcements/detail/ann17038be sure to follow the links on this page to obtain valuable information about the procedure. IAU Ph.D Prize nominations are due December 15. These will recognize outstanding scientific achievement through a thesis defended between December 16 2017 and December 15 2018. See https://www.iau.org/science/grants_prizes/phd_prize/ for further informatio
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Posted On: Monday, August 13, 2018 - 09:42
We are pleased to announce that the LSSTC Data Science Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for new students at astrodatascience.org! The LSSTC Data Science Fellowship Program (DSFP) is a supplement to graduate education in astronomy, intended to teach astronomy students essential skills for dealing with big data. You don't need to know anything about data science to apply, you just need to be excited to learn! The DSFP consists of three, one-week schools per year over a two year per
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Posted On: Monday, August 13, 2018 - 09:39
International conference in radio science, called the APRASC2019 (see above) is being hosted by INCURSI-INSA and the Indian Radio Science Society in New Delhi during March 9-15, 2019. The APRASC2019 will have ten commissions including one on radio astronomy and the details of `Call for Papers and paper submission' has been put up on the website www.aprasc2019.com. Can you please circulate the information to the wider astronomy community. Best regards, S.Ananthakrishnan General Chair, APRASC2019
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Posted On: Monday, August 6, 2018 - 09:39
The Metrewavelength Sky - II Celebrating the 90th year of Govind Swarup and the 1st year of the upgraded GMRT National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Pune, India http://www.ncra.tifr.res.in/mwsky2 Dates: March 18 - 22, 2019 The Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) has recently undergone a major upgrade (the ``uGMRT'' project) that has significantly improved its scientific capabilities, opening up a wide range of interesting science areas to the radio community. The first uGMRT results are now
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Posted On: Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 11:37
We are pleased to announce that the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) International Observatory is sponsoring the annual TMT Early-Career Initiative workshop, open to astronomy and engineering graduate students, postdocs, and early-career professionals from the TMT partnership. This workshop is being offered through the Institute for Scientist & Engineer Educators and will be held in Pasadena, California, USA. Graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and early-career professionals from Canada
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Posted On: Monday, June 18, 2018 - 11:14
"Exploring the Universe: Near Earth space science to extragalactic astronomy" in November 14-17, 2018, at S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences,Kolkata (INDIA). Dear Colleagues, On behalf of the Convenors, We are glad to you let you know that the preparation for the conference is in full swing. We can provide you further details: (A) Please visit the website for details: http://newweb.bose.res.in/Conferences/EXPUNIV2018/ (B) Registration is now OPEN. Please go to the registration page. (
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Posted On: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 14:30
The International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS), TIFR is organizing a summer school on gravitational-wave (GW) astronomy from 13 to 24 August, 2018 in Bangalore, India. This school is part of the annual ICTS summer schools on GW astronomy. Recent GW observations have firmly established the field of GW astronomy. Physicists and astrophysicists are now coming up with novel ways of using GW observations to address a variety of questions in fundamental physics and astrophysics. Recognizing
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Posted On: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 14:28
If you have studied or worked in the natural sciences, mathematics, computing or the history and philosophy of science & technology, you are invited to participate in a survey that is part of the Gender Gap project supported by the International Council for Science (ICSU). You will find the survey at: http://statisticalresearchcenter.org/global18 The survey will take about 20-30minutes to complete. The project is an interdisciplinary collaboration between several partners including scientifi
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Posted On: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 14:19
Dear Colleagues and Friends, You may be aware that a Teaching Learning Centre (TLC) has been established at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) under the PMMMNMTT scheme, with Sanjit Mitra as its Co-ordinator. As you are aware IUCAA was established to promote the growth of Astronomy and Astrophysics in Indian Universities with Jayant Narlikar as its Founder Director. Amongst the objectives, the TLC at IUCAA "aims to develop courses, experiments and other pedagogic
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