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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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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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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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Call for Abstracts – The First Billion Years: Habitability

Posted by on Jun 18, 2019 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Call for Abstracts – The First Billion Years: Habitability

The First Billion Years: Habitability conference will be held in Big Sky, Montana from September 8 – 12. The conference focuses on habitability, producing conditions conducive to life, the emergence of life on Earth, the potential for the emergence of life on other solar system bodies, and extensions to extrasolar systems. The conference format is intended to foster multi- and interdisciplinary discussion on the processes and physical conditions that affected the development of potentially habitable environments during the first billion years, how such environments evolved over time, and how...

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