Date sent: 25 April 2017, 11:21

From: Claus Leitherer (

Subject: Message from the President of Division J

Dear members of IAU Division J, Galaxies & Cosmology,

During the week of May 8 – 12, 2017 the Executive Committee of the IAU will hold its annual meeting in Pune (India). The members of the Executive Committee will be joined by the presidents of the Divisions. Agenda items for the meeting include the selection of future IAU meetings, Ph.D. prizes, preparations for the GA in Vienna, as well as other issues of interest to you as members of Division J.

Please contact me at for any specific items you want me to bring up during the meeting or any suggestions/concerns you may have. I encourage you to share this message with your colleagues who are not members of the IAU and who would otherwise be excluded.

I would also like to draw your attention to a blog post by Vanessa McBride ( at the OAD who would love to hear from you. The blog post is at


Claus Leitherer
(President, Division J)


IAU 100 Years: Under One Sky

“IAU 100 
Years: Under One Sky

Subscribe to the e-Newsletter


IAU Code of Conduct (PDF)

Code of Conduct

IAU Strategic Plan 2020–2030

Strategic Plan


How to Become a Member

IAU Office of Astronomy for Development

Office for Astronomy Development

IAU Office for Young Astronomers

Office for Young Astronomers

IAU Office for Astronomy Outreach

Office for Astronomy Outreach

IAU e-Newsletter
Volume 2019 n° 10

Latest e-Newsletter

Symposia and Meetings


Astronomy Outreach Newsletters and Events

Outreach Newsletters

International School for Young Astronomers

International School for Young Astronomers

UNESCO-IAU Portal to the Heritage of Astronomy


International Year of the Periodic
Table of Chemical Elements

Latest e-Newsletter