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AbGradE 2018 – Berlin

Posted by on Jun 6, 2018 in News | 0 comments

AbGradE 2018 – Berlin

The third AbGradE symposium will be held on 22-24 September 2018 in Berlin, Germany. AbGradE will organise its next symposium in Berlin. The time and place are perfect this year as two other planetary science and astrobiology conferences will also take place in Berlin, with EPSC at the Technical University Berlin the week before, and EANA starting right after our symposium at the Free University Berlin. The symposium will have the same format as previous AbGradE symposia, with a mixture of keynote lectures, student and early-career scientist talks, as well as a poster session. This meeting...

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ExoMars Rover Challenge

Posted by on Jun 4, 2018 in News | 0 comments

ExoMars Rover Challenge

The UK Space Agency is making up to £300k available over the next twelve months to organisations that are seeking to create materials that support the education and outreach aims and objectives of the UK Space Agency’s Exploration Programme. The UK Space Agency wants to use these exciting missions to support our Education and Skills Strategy by providing an inspiring context for learning as well as addressing the skills needs of the space sector. In addition, we wish to raise the general public’s awareness of the UK’s space programme. We are looking for activities based around the ExoMars...

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Call for nominations: Space Exploration Advisory Committee (SEAC)

Posted by on Jun 4, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Call for nominations: Space Exploration Advisory Committee (SEAC)

The UK Space Agency is seeking nominations for members of its Space Exploration Advisory Committee (SEAC). SEAC is responsible for advising the Agency on matters relating to robotic and human space exploration programmes and meets four times a year. The Committee’s remit includes advising on UK participation in European exploration programmes (including Mars exploration and the International Space Station) and national level activities in support of these programmes. For more information please visit:...

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PhD position – molecular limits of Life in extraterrestrial conditions

Posted by on Jun 1, 2018 in News | 0 comments

PhD position – molecular limits of Life in extraterrestrial conditions

PhD Position: Molecular limits of Life in extraterrestrial conditions The ELMA group from the “Structural Biology Institute” (IBS) in Grenoble, in collaboration with the “Institut de Planétologie et d’Astrophysique de Grenoble” (IPAG) and the “Institut des Sciences de la Terre” (ISTerre), are offering a PhD position in exobiology. The project is funded by the IDEX program of the Grenoble-Alpes university (project “Origin of Life”). Starting on Oct, 2018, the position offers the possibility to explore the molecular limits of Life in extraterrestrial conditions using a cross disciplinary...

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UK Space Agency funding for Space Placements

Posted by on May 10, 2018 in News | 0 comments

UK Space Agency funding for Space Placements

Notice: Funding available to industry for student placements The UK Space Agency is offering grants of up to £3,000 for organisations to take on undergraduate or postgraduate students for work placements in the space industry. Details: The funding, from the Agency’s Space Placements in Industry (SPIN) scheme, is for projects at small and medium size businesses, universities, charities, not-for-profit or government agencies within the space sector. There is a total of £45,000 funding available, with a maximum of £3,000 for each award. The scheme, which is supported by the Satellite...

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