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IAU e-Newsletter - Volume 2011 n°2

Sent electronically to Individual Members on September 20, 2011
by Ian Corbett, General Secretary

Contents:

Important Dates and Deadlines

  1. Symposia 2013.
  2. General Assembly 2018.
  3. Gruber Foundation Fellowship.
  4. XXVIII General Assembly in Beijing, China, 20 – 31 August, 2012.
  5. Prizes.

 


1. Symposia 2013

The deadline for the submission of Proposals is 1 December 2011.
See http://www.iau.org/science/meetings/proposals/lop/

 

2. General Assembly 2018

The deadline for submitting Letters of Intent to host the 2018 General Assembly is 1 November 2011.
See http://www.iau.org/administration/meetings/hosting_ga/

 

3. Gruber Foundation Fellowship

The deadline for applications for Gruber Foundation Fellowships is 30 November 2011.
See http://www.iau.org/grants_prizes/gruber_foundation/fellowships/procedure/

 

4. XXVIII General Assembly in Beijing, China, 20 – 31 August, 2012


Registration:

  • September, 2011: Early Registration Open
  • 9 February, 2012: Early Registration Close
  • March, 2012: Regular Registration Open
  • 10 August, 2012: Regular Registration Close
  • 19 August, 2012: On-site Registration Open

Abstract Submission:

  • 1 September, 2011: Online Abstract Submission Open
  • 29 February, 2012: Online Abstract Submission Close
  • 1 May, 2012: Abstract Notification to Submitters

Grant Applications:

  • 15 November, 2011 Online Grant Application Open
  • 29 February, 2012 Online Grant Application Close
  • 8 May, 2012 Grant Notification to Applicants

5. Prizes:     

  • Kavli Prize
    The deadline for nominations is 1 December 2011. The Kavli Prize is awarded for outstanding achievement in advancing our knowledge and understanding in the fields Astrophysics, Nanoscience and Neuroscience. Each Kavli Prize consists of USD 1,000,000, a scroll and a gold medal. More info at: http://www.kavliprize.no/artikkel/vis.html?tid=27137

  • Gruber Foundation Cosmology Prize
    The Cosmology Prize honours a leading cosmologist, astronomer, astrophysicist or scientific philosopher for theoretical, analytical, conceptual or observational discoveries leading to fundamental advances in our understanding of the universe. It comprises a gold medal and USD 500,000. The closing date for nominations is 15 December 2011. More at: http://www.gruberprizes.org/Nominations/Cosmology.php

 

Ian Corbett
IAU General Secretary  
20 September 2011

 

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