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May 2021



  IAU Members Announcements


The IAU welcomes over 450 new Individual and Junior Members

30 April 2021: The International Astronomical Union extends a warm welcome to its 281 new Individual Members and 191 new Junior Members who were formally accepted into the Union at the EC 105 ...

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  IAU Press Releases


Recipients of 2021 Gruber Cosmology Prize Announced — Marc Kamionkowski, UroŇ° Seljak and Matias Zaldarriaga are honoured for their contributions to the study of the early Universe

5 May 2021: The Gruber Cosmology Prize, which is co-sponsored by the IAU, recognises scientists whose contributions have driven fundamental advances in our understanding of the Universe. The 2021 prize has been awarded ...




  IAU Public Announcements


Call for Volunteers to Lead the IAU Hands-On Workshops (I-HOW) Initiative

27 April 2021: The IAU is seeking volunteer astronomers to serve on the steering committee of a new IAU initiative, the IAU Hands-On Workshops (I-HOW). This initiative aims to train young scientists in ...

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  IAU Science Announcements


Winners of Gruber Fellowships 2021

5 May 2021: The Gruber Foundation Fellowships 2021 have been awarded to: Rebecca Louise Davies of the Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia; Khyati Malhan of the Oskar Klein ...

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Delay of APRIM, LARIM & MEARIM Meetings

5 May 2021: The IAU sponsors three series of triennial regional meetings, in the Asia-Pacific region (APRIM, since 1978), in the Latin-American region (LARIM, since 1978), and in the Middle-East-African region (MEARIM, since ...

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2020 Shaw Prize Ceremony to Take Place in May

4 May 2021: The Shaw Prize Foundation has announced that it will hold a virtual award ceremony on Thursday 20 May 2021, in honour of the recipients of the 2020 Shaw Prize. Among ...

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Highlights

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Scientific Dates & Deadlines




Administrative Dates & Deadlines

15 May 2021
DEADLINE to receive potential nominations of members for the Special Nominating Committee (SNC) for the following triennium from Division Presidents and EC Members

15 May 2021
DEADLINE for the Membership Committee to submit a list of at least 10 Individual Members of the Union who accept to serve on the Committee for the next triennium if elected, including a nominee for Chair




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New publication: Commission X2 Triennial Report (2018-2021)

New publication: Commission E1 Triennial Report (2018-2021)

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New publication: Commission G4 Triennial Report (2018-2021)

New publication: WG Triennial Report (2018-2021) - Active B Stars

New publication: WG Triennial Report (2018-2021) - Impact of Magnetic Activity on Solar and Stellar Environments

New publication: WG Triennial Report (2018-2021) - Data Representation

New publication: WG Triennial Report (2018-2021) - Preservation and Digitization of Photographic Plates

New publication: Commission B4 Triennial Report (2018-2021)

New publication: Commission G5 Triennial Report (2018-2021)

New publication: Commission J2 Triennial Report (2018-2021)

New publication: WG Triennial Report (2018-2021) - Ethnoastronomy and Intangible Astronomical Heritage

New publication: Division B Triennial Report (2018-2021)

New publication: Commission A3 Triennial Report (2018-2021)

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New publication: Commission C2 Triennial Report (2018-2021)

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New publication: WG Triennial Report (2018-2021) - CAP Conferences

New publication: Division G Triennial Report (2018-2021)

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