Get school students excited about astrobiology in I’m a Scientist, Get me out of Here! I’m a Scientist is an online outreach competition where scientists talk with curious school students at imascientist.org.uk, answer their questions, and help raise aspirations...Read More
Testing of the Deep Space Petri Pod (DSPP) – John Holt and Dr Graham Wynn Funded by the UK Space Agency, the Deep Space Petri Pod (DSPP) is a novel instrument development project designing a miniature “life support” environment to conduct astrobiology experiments on...Read More
PhD: Spectroscopic biosignatures of microbial life on Mars Prof. Lewis Dartnell, University of Westminster Astrobiology is the multidisciplinary field of science engaged in the search for life beyond Earth. Our planetary neighbour, Mars, shows extensive evidence for a...Read More
The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences will have an STFC-funded PhD studentship available in the field of planetary science from 1 October 2017. The successful candidate will be based in the Centre for Planetary Sciences at UCL/Birkbeck which has a strong record in...Read More
For anyone who missed this year’s Barrie Jones Award Lecture a recording of the event can be viewed online here. The Barrie Jones Award recognises an individual’s contribution to society and outstanding achievement in science and outreach through work relating to...Read More
The Astrobiology Society of Britain is a learned society for people interested in the relationship between life and its cosmic environment. This covers a vast diversity of topics and research methodologies, encompassing observational astronomy, theoretical astrophysics, geological expeditions and laboratory-based microbiology and prebiotic chemistry.
Formation of the Solar System and the Origin of Life, Leiden, 20-24 February, 2017.
Building Habitable Worlds 3, Edinburgh, 21 February, 2017.
The Microbiology Society Annual Conference, Edinburgh, 3-6 April, 2017.
Astrobiology Science Conference (AbSciCon), Mesa AZ, 24-28 April, 2017.
Astrobiology Graduate Conference (AbGradCon), Charlottesville VA, 5-9 June, 2017.
International Symposium on Astronomy and Astrobiology Education, Utrecht, 3-8 July, 2017