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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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AbGradEPEC 2020

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

AbGradEPEC 2020

The registration for the first AbGradEPEC event in 2020 is now open. As already announced in autumn, there will be a joint symposium/workshop with the Europlanet Early Career (EPEC) Network. The event will take place in the days immediately before the first BEACON conference and will offer young scientists a smooth entry into the new European Astrobiology Institute (EAI). Both the AbGradEPEC event and BEACON itself will take place at the La Palma & Teneguia Princess Hotel on La Palma Island (Canary Islands, Spain). The preliminary program is: Thursday (16.4.2020)  evening: Ice Breaker...

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Save the Date: EANA 2020

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

Save the Date: EANA 2020

Conference Announcement: EANA 2020 The 20th European Astrobiology Network Assoociation (EANA) Conference will be held in Bologna, Italy from 1st – 4th September 2020. Registration and abstract submission details will be published...

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The 2019 Barrie Jones Award Lecture

Posted by on Dec 4, 2019 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The 2019 Barrie Jones Award Lecture

The 2019 Barrie Jones Award Lecture will be given by Dr Sarah Rugheimer (University of Oxford), on Friday 6th December at 8pm UK time.  The public lecture will once again be hosted at the Open University, Milton Keynes, and will take place as part of the wider outreach activity of Moon Night.    Sarah’s work, as an astrobiologist and astronomer has taken her from Harvard, to St Andrews and now Oxford, and her achievements in astrobiology-related outreach, teaching and mentoring can be found here.    Sarah will give a public lecture, relating to her work on Exoplanets, and will be made...

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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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