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IAU e-Newsletter - Volume 2010 n°1

Sent electronically to Individual Members on February 01, 2010
by Ian Corbett, General Secretary

Contents:

  1. Deadline for Peter and Patricia Gruber Fellowship 2010 extended to 15 February 2010.
  2. IB105 is on-line.
  3. The Post Meeting Reports of 2009 Symposia are on-line.
  4. Closing date for proposals to host the Office for Astronomy Development (OAD) is 28 February 2010.
  5. The 38th COSPAR Scientific Assembly will be held 18 – 25 July 2010.

 


1. Deadline for Peter and Patricia Gruber Fellowship 2010 extended to 15 February 2010. 

Details on applying are on http://www.iau.org/grants_prizes/gruber_foundation/fellowships/procedure/

Please bring this to the attention of any likely candidates.

The deadline for the 2011 Peter and Patricia Gruber Fellowship will be changed to 30 November 2010: this is to allow candidates to know the outcome in good time for career development planning.

 

2. Information Bulletin (IB) 105 is on-line

See: http://www.iau.org/static/publications/IB105.pdf

IB106 will appear in June 2010 and will be largely devoted to a celebration of IYA2009.  The deadline for contributions to IB106 is 1 May 2010.

 

3. The Post Meeting Reports of the 2009 IAU Symposia are on-line

The Post Meeting Reports of the 2009 IAU Symposia are on-line and can be found at http://www.iau.org/static/scientific_meetings/postmr09.pdf

The process of selecting the nine 2011 IAU Symposia from 17 submitted proposals is now underway and will be completed at the Executive Committee meeting 11-13 May 2010. 

Remember that the next General Assembly will take place in Beijing 20 – 31 August 2012.  The deadline for Letters of Intent for 2012 Symposia, Special Sessions and Joint Discussions is15 September 2010.

 

4. Closing date for proposals to host the Office for Astronomy Development (OAD) is 28 February 2010.

Details can be found on http://iau.org/static/education/announcement_opportunity_oad.pdf

A total of 39 Expressions of Interest were received.  The selection is expected to be made at the Executive Committee meeting 11-13 May 2010.

 

5. The 38th COSPAR Scientific Assembly takes place in Bremen, Germany 18-25 July 2010. 

The abstract deadline is 18 February 2010.  Further details can be found on http://www.cospar2010.org/portal.html