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EANA 2020: Virtual conference & abstract deadline

Posted by on Jul 28, 2020 in News | 0 comments

EANA 2020: Virtual conference & abstract deadline

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the planned EANA meeting in Bologna will be postponed to another year. Instead, a shortened virtual meeting will be organized to connect the European Astrobiology community, with a vivid and interactive programme for two half days on 27th and 28th August, 2020. The virtual meeting will consist of selected keynote presentations, a live panel discussion, our well-known Space Factor student contest, as well as poster presentations. Virtual meetings go beyond the concepts of space-time because anyone will be able to make use of online meetings at any place, any...

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Special Issue of the Journal Life

Posted by on May 18, 2020 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Special Issue of the Journal Life

A special issue of the journal Life — “Frontiers of Astrobiology” — is now open for submissions. Professor Manasvi Lingam serves as the Guest Editor, and the submission deadline is 3 July 2020. The objective of this special issue is to cover all realms of astrobiology, thus reflecting the inherent diversity of this field. Hence, all manner of papers are welcome — spanning both the physical and biological sciences, and ranging from experimental analyses to theoretical models — that are rigorous, comprehensive, and embody the latest developments in the field. In addition to regular...

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Summer School: Formation and evolution of planetary systems and habitable planets

Posted by on Mar 9, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Summer School: Formation and evolution of planetary systems and habitable planets

The European Astrobiology Institute will organise a summer school: “Formation and evolution of planetary systems and habitable planets”.   The summer school will be held on August 19-26, 2020 in the Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland. Its aims are: to introduce early career scientists to interdisciplinary work in planetary sciences, to introduce science journalists and science teachers to scientific work and scientists, to teach future scientists how to explain scientific concepts to general public and each other,...

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ASB Biennial General Meeting

Posted by on Jan 28, 2020 in News | 0 comments

ASB Biennial General Meeting

Meeting Announcement The Biennial General Meeting of the Astrobiology Society of Britain will be held on Wednesday 4th March at 4pm. This meeting is open to all members of the society and can be attended remotely via Zoom (details of how to join the meeting will be emailed via the ASB mailing list shortly). Any items for discussion can be sent to the Secretary:...

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PhD positions in exoplanet and planet formation research

Posted by on Jan 27, 2020 in News | 0 comments

PhD positions in exoplanet and planet formation research

15 new PhD positions in exoplanet and planet formation research are opening in a new joint European network Chameleon (http://chameleon.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk/). Projects are available across a range of institutions within the Chameleon network with application deadlines of 3rd February 2020 for a September 2020 start. Detailed descriptions of the PhD projects on offer, along with application information, can be found here:...

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ESA Call for Ideas: Future of Biology Research

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

ESA Call for Ideas: Future of Biology Research

ESA have extended the deadline and added a workshop to their call for ideas about the future of their biology research.  The deadline for inputs is now 12 February 2020, and it will be followed by a workshop in ESTEC on the 26th-27th February 2020. Full details are here. Please consider providing input, this is your opportunity to shape ESA’s future work in this area. Call for Ideas: SciSpacE biology roadmaps evolution post 2024 and refinement of ESA’s Space Station biology research capabilities The SciSpacE research goals and specific objectives were defined with the research...

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