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Space Environment Community Perspectives for The Post-ISS Era

Posted by on Jul 16, 2021 in News | 0 comments

Space Environment Community Perspectives for The Post-ISS Era

The Life and Physical Sciences panel of the European Space Sciences Committee have prepared a Survey for The Post-ISS Era. This is an opportunity for the community to voice any possible needs or concerns for microgravity research after ISS closure. In addition, new scientific perspectives will be offered by Moon and Mars exploration, but these perspectives are not yet clear. The ESSC plans a study in two phases. In the first phase, they are surveying colleagues involved in experiments relating to space environment (microgravity, radiation, isolation, vacuum, etc.). The survey can be accessed...

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EANA Outstanding Paper Award

Posted by on May 14, 2021 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

EANA Outstanding Paper Award

EANA is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. For that reason, EANA is organizing several special events and activities in 2021. One of these activities will be the EANA outstanding paper award contest. EANA is an organisation that lives through its members and therefore the EANA council board would like to highlight the excellent research performed by the EANA community by awarding the best paper publication in the anniversary year. The paper will be selected from all sent suggestions. Andrè Brack and Barbara Cavalazzi will be leading the jury. An appointed jury will screen the...

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ASB Conference: Save the date

Posted by on Mar 9, 2021 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

ASB Conference: Save the date

The 2021 ASB conference – Habitats Beyond Earth – will be a virtual conference hosted by the University of St Andrews. Running from October 18th – 20th, themes include exoplanet detection and characterisation, building habitable environments, current missions and the search for life. See below for a downloadable...

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Public consultation: UN Sustainable Development Goals

Posted by on Jan 25, 2021 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Public consultation: UN Sustainable Development Goals

Members of the Astrobiology Society of Britain are invited to contribute to a public consultation on the relevance of science to sustainable development goals (SDGs).  OSDG is a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), SDG AI Lab, PPMI, and a community of researchers led by Dr. Nuria Bautista Puig.  In Q1-Q2 of 2021 a large-scale exercise will be launched with the help of OSDG volunteers who will assess the relevance of different research fields to SDGs. This will provide valuable feedback on the boundaries of SDG-related research, and the level of consensus among...

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Virtual Frontiers of Sciences V

Posted by on Dec 8, 2020 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Virtual Frontiers of Sciences V

Frontiers of Sciences V will now be held as a virtual conference. In association with the RSB, RSC, the ASB and NoR CEL, Virtual Frontiers of Sciences V: A Spotlight on Scientific Discoveries of Our Times will be held on Saturday 20th March, 2021. To join contact Sohan Jheeta: sohan@sohanjheeta.com Timetable: 13.30—13.45: Open conference: Sohan Jheeta 13.45—14.30 (45 min): Dr Terry Kee, University of Leeds; Presentation: What isn’t Life? 14.30—15.15 (45 min): A/Prof Rowena Ball, Australian National University; Presentation: Anomalous thermal fluctuation distribution favours primordial...

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