Date sent: 1 February 2019, 10:56

From: Anna Watts (

Subject: IAU Div D (High energy phenomena and fundamental physics) Bulletin - February 2019

***IAU Division D Bulletin, February 2019***

*IAU Office of Astronomy for Development newsletter
*Upcoming Conferences, Meetings, Workshops and Schools


*  IAU Office of Astronomy for Development newsletter

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-Applications open for RAS-OAD grant, deadline: Feb 28
--Results of 2018 OAD annual call for proposals
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*Upcoming Conferences, Meetings, Workshops and Schools

Gravitational-wave Open Data Workshop #2
April 8-10, 2019
Paris, France

3rd ASTERICS-OBELICS International School on Advanced Software Programming for Astrophysics and Astroparticle Physics
April 8-12, 2019
Annecy, Francy

1st CTA Science Symposium- Exploring the High-Energy Universe with CTA
May 6th-9th, 2019
Bologna, Italy

4th Nuclear Science Summer School (NS3) for undergraduates
May 12-18, 2019
Michigan State University, USA

May 29-31, 2019
London, UK

Supernova Remnants II: An Odyssey in Space after Stellar Death
June 3-8, 2019
Chania, Crete, Greece

Astrophysics of Hot Plasma in Extended X-ray Sources
June 12-14, 2019
Madrid, Spain

Cosmology and multi-messenger astrophysics with Gamma-Ray Bursts (EWASS 2019)
June 24-25 2019
Lyon, France

Neutron stars as multi-messenger laboratories for dense matter physics (EWASS 2019)
June 26
Lyon, France.

Doctoral Training Programme ‘Effective Field Theory Techniques'
June 24 - July 12, 2019
Trento, Italy

XCalibur 2019:  International workshop on High Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy
July 15-18, 201
Winchester, UK

PHYSTAT-DM, focusing on statistical issues in direct detection of particle dark matter.
July 31-August 2, 2018
Stockholm, Sweden

High Energy Astrophysics school
August 5-16, 2019
São Paulo, Brazil

Hot-wiring the transient universe
August 19-22, 2019
Evanston, USA

Multi-Messenger Astrophysics in the Gravitational Wave Era
September 24 - October 25, 2019
Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University

Black Holes and Neutron Stars with Gravitational Waves
October 7 - October 11, 2019
Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University

IAUS358 - Astronomy for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
November 12 - 15, 2019
Tokyo, Japan



If you wish to share with IAU Div D any information about matters that may be relevant to the activities of Div D Members, please send an e-mail to . This will appear in the next Bulletin, which will be sent out on March 1, 2019. Thank you in advance for your inputs, and best regards.

Dr Anna Watts, Secretary of IAU Div D Steering Committee
Associate Professor, University of Amsterdam


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