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Conference: EANA 2017, Aarhus, Denmark

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Conference: EANA 2017, Aarhus, Denmark

The European Astrobiology Network Association 2017 (EANA17) conference will take place 14-17 August, 2017 in Aarhus, Denmark. Among the many interesting and relevant topics for astrobiology, EANA17 emphasizes “Exoplanets”, a new and exciting field in the search for extraterrestrial life. The registration and abstract submission deadline is 1st June 2017: Registration link. Prior this, on the 12th and 13th August AbGradE will host a social event and a one-day workshop for young researchers in AbGradE. The registration deadline for AbGradE is 30th June...

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Interview with Charles Cockell

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in ASB in the media, News | 0 comments

Interview with Charles Cockell

ASB’s Adam Stevens has recently recorded an interview with Charles Cockell, Professor of Astrobiology at the University of Edinburgh and one of the founders of the Astrobiology Society of Britain. In the interview Charles describes his personal journey into astrobiology research and shares advice for getting involved in the field.       Link to...

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UKSA Space Exploration Advisory Committee

Posted by on May 8, 2017 in News | 0 comments

UKSA Space Exploration Advisory Committee

Call for Nominations The UK Space Agency seeks nominations for membership of its Space Exploration Advisory Committee (SEAC). The SEAC is responsible for advising the Agency on matters relating to robotic and human space exploration programmes. 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. Membership of the SEAC consists of representatives of the academic and industrial communities from across the breadth of relevant...

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Geological Society of America’s Annual Meeting

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Geological Society of America’s Annual Meeting

The Geological Society of America’s Annual Meeting is due to take place in Seattle, Washington from 22-25 September 2017. Important dates: Abstract Deadline – 1 August 2017 Early Registration Deadline – 18 August 2017 More details can be found at the meeting website.   The 2018 annual meeting will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana. Important dates: Field Trip submission deadline – 1 December 2017 Sessions and Short Courses deadline – 1 February 2018 Abstract Deadline – 14 August 2018 Meeting Dates – 4-7 November...

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1st British Planetary Science Congress

Posted by on Apr 10, 2017 in News | 0 comments

1st British Planetary Science Congress

The website for the 1st British Planetary Science Congress has gone live: http://www.spero.ac.uk/BPSC The website provides details of sessions and keynotes/invited speakers as well as the basic conference structure. Conference registration and abstract submission will open 1st September 2017. Note that the registration costs have been kept to a minimum; for students registration will be £25 and for everyone else £50. This will include access to the icebreaker (free bar and canapés) and the evening poster session (free bar and snacks). We anticipate between 5-10 awards available for students...

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PhD Opportunity – University of Leicester

Posted by on Apr 10, 2017 in News | 0 comments

PhD Opportunity – University of Leicester

Fluids in the Martian Crust: Mars Science Laboratory and ExoMars Supervisors: Prof. John Bridges and Dr Susanne Schwenzer The Leicester Institute for Space and Earth Observation has a wide range of space science activities including the study of Mars through mission involvement (e.g. Mars Science Laboratory, HiRISE, CaSSIS, ExoMars) and the study of martian meteorites. We are commencing a multimillion pound investment in a new Space Park to further strengthen our space science activities. Similarly, the Open University is an internationally recognised centre for planetary science research....

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