Date sent: 30 November 2016, 12:23

From: Anna Watts (

Subject: AHEAD Announcement of Opportunity Cycle 3

Dear IAU Division D (High Energy phenomena and fundamental physics) members.

Please find attached an announcement of interest to Division members, with some deadlines that close before the next regular Bulletin.

AHEAD Announcement of Opportunity Cycle 3

The AHEAD (Integrated Activities for High Energy Astrophysics*) project solicits proposals for its program of transnational visits. This program offers access free-of-cost to some of the best European test and calibration facilities, training/mentoring on X-ray data analysis and visits of scientists/engineers at all expertise levels.

AO-3 Calls Opening: 15 November 2016

Submission Deadlines:

  • Call 1 (Experimental Facilities): 30 June 2018; proposals will be evaluated on a twice-a year basis
  • Calls 2 and 3 (Data analysis): 31 December 2016, 17:00 CET

Three main calls are included in this AO. For further information and links to the three AO-3 Calls:

* AHEAD is a Research Infrastructure Program funded by the Horizon 2020 program of the European Union. Its main goal is to integrate and open research infrastructures for high energy Astrophysics.

For general information on AHEAD:

Anna Watts
Secretary of IAU Div D Steering Committee

Associate Professor, University of Amsterdam


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