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ASB Internships 2020

Posted by on Nov 11, 2019 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

ASB Internships 2020

The Astrobiology Society of Britain can provide financial support for undergraduate research internships in the UK that fall within the field of astrobiology. Internships offer valuable research experience and provide a window into potential career paths. We are now accepting research proposal submissions for summer 2020. Proposals should be sent to info@astrobiologysociety.org before the 28th of February to allow judging before the summer. Full details can be found on our internships page. Details of current astrobiology-related researchers and research groups across the UK are listed on...

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Frontiers of Sciences V, March 2020

Posted by on Nov 6, 2019 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Frontiers of Sciences V, March 2020

Frontiers of Sciences V, March 2020 The next Frontiers of Sciences meeting is taking place in Leeds in association with the Astrobiology Society of Britain, the Royal Society of Biology, NoR CEL and the Royal Society of Chemistry. Date: Saturday 14th March 2020 Time: 10.00 – 15.00 Speakers: 10:30-11:15: Dr Terry Kee, University of Leeds—What Isn’t Life?11:15-12.00: Prof Elias Chatzitheodoridis, National Technical University of Athens—Detecting the signatures of life: state-of-the-art instruments and methods12:00-12:30: Coffee Break12:30-13:15: Prof Mike Garrett, University of...

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Workshop on Planetary Science 25-27th March 2020

Posted by on Oct 10, 2019 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Workshop on Planetary Science 25-27th March 2020

The Chianti Topics International Focus Workshop is an extraordinary opportunity for experts in a selected field to meet and discuss in the beauty of the Chianti hills and a unique chance for an in-depth study of a topic for young researchers. The 4th edition of the Chianti Topics will be held in San Donato in Poggio, Italy from 25-27th March 2020 and is organized by Università di Firenze and Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (INAF). The workshop will offer an up-to-date view of planetary atmosphere research and Solar System planetary analogues and models. Researchers are invited to discuss...

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Biennial European Astrobiology Conference 2020

Posted by on Oct 2, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Biennial European Astrobiology Conference 2020

Conference announcement: Registration, abstract submission and accommodation booking is now open for the Biennial European Astrobiology Conference (BEACON) at La Palma & Teneguia Princess Hotel on La Palma Island (Canary Islands, Spain) from 20-24 April 2020.  Scientific sessions are planned covering the following themes: Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems and Detection of Habitable WorldsThe Pathway to Complexity: From Simple Molecules to First LifePlanetary Environments and HabitabilityEvolution and Traces of Early Life and Life under Extreme ConditionBiosignatures and the...

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Job Opportunities in Astrobiology

Posted by on Jul 10, 2019 in Jobs, News | 0 comments

Job Opportunities in Astrobiology

Research England has recently awarded the Open University Astrobiology Research Group an Expanding Excellence in England grant worth £6.7 million. This will allow the Group to expand to bring together expertise in technology, international development and governance to address the scientific and governance challenges associated with the advancement of astrobiology and related space exploration missions.  Due to this investment the Group is recruiting the following positions: Senior Research Fellow (STEM) (click here for details) Research Fellow (STEM) (click here for details) Lecturer in...

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Expanding Worldviews: Astrobiology, Big History and Cosmic Perspectives

Posted by on Jul 8, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Expanding Worldviews: Astrobiology, Big History and Cosmic Perspectives

The meeting ‘Expanding Worldviews: Astrobiology, Big History and Cosmic Perspectives’ on the societal impacts of astrobiology, big history, and cosmic perspectives will be held on 19-20 September at Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, London. The meeting is now open for (free) registration at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/expanding-worldviews-astrobiology-big-history-and-cosmic-perspectives-tickets-64594662374 Everyone interested is welcome to attend, but attendees need to register so that we can keep track of numbers for refreshments, etc. If colleagues would like to give a...

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