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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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AbSciCon 2021: Call for Sessions

Posted by on Sep 3, 2020 in News | 0 comments

AbSciCon 2021: Call for Sessions

AbSciCon 2021 “Origins and Exploration: From Stars to Cells” will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, USA on 9-14 May 2021 as both an in-person and virtual meeting. Session proposals are now open. An overview of session themes and formats can be found here: https://www.agu.org/AbSciCon/2021/Present/Sessions Proposal deadline: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 11:59 PM E.T. This NASA Astrobiology meeting, organised by AGU, is encouraging sessions with diverse groups of conveners who can work together to broaden participation, facilitated by virtual programming. Further information,...

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