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June 2021

  IAU Press Releases

Victoria M Kaspi and Chryssa Kouveliotou Receive the 2021 Shaw Prize in Astronomy

1 June 2021: The Shaw Prize in Astronomy 2021 is shared equally by Victoria M. Kaspi, Professor of Physics and Director of McGill Space Institute, McGill University, Canada and Chryssa Kouveliotou, Professor and ...

  IAU Public Announcements

In memoriam Cornelis de Jager, astronomer (1921–2021) — Former Secretary General of the IAU with a rich astronomical legacy has passed away

31 May 2021: Professor Cornelis (“Kees”) de Jager, world-renowned astronomer, former General Secretary of the IAU (1970–1973), pioneer of Dutch and European space research, inspiring teacher, great populariser of science and fighter ...

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Selected Projects for National Outreach Coordinator Funding Scheme 2020/2021

26 May 2021: The International Astronomical Union Office for Astronomy Outreach (OAO) is pleased to announce the selection of three projects in the second year of the IAU National Outreach Coordinator (NOC) Funding ...

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Astronomy Communication Conference with Record Virtual Attendance Starts Monday

23 May 2021: This Monday, 24 May 2021, the ninth Communicating Astronomy with the Public Conference (CAP) 2021 and the first virtual one ever #VirtualCAP2021 will open its broadcast. This is the largest ...

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IAU Vacancy: IAU OAO International Outreach Officer (IOO)

19 May 2021: The International Astronomical Union (IAU) Office for Astronomy Outreach (OAO) is a hub for coordinating astronomy public outreach activities around the world. The aim is to make it easier for ...

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Office of Astronomy for Development Releases 2021 Call for Proposals

7 May 2021: The IAU Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) has released its 2021 Call for Proposals for projects that aim to use astronomy to support and advance sustainable development. The mission ...

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The IAU Embarks on a New Collaboration with Physics Students

7 May 2021: In recognition of the shared goals and mission of promoting science education and communication through international cooperation, the International Association of Physics Students (IAPS) and the International Astronomical Union (IAU ...

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  IAU Science Announcements

2020 IAU PhD Prize Winners Announced

24 May 2021: The IAU PhD Prize recognises the outstanding scientific achievements of astronomy PhD students around the world. Each of the IAU’s nine divisions awards a prize to the candidate it ...

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Scientific Dates & Deadlines

13 - 18 Jun 2021
IAUS 363: Neutron Star Astrophysics at the Crossroads: Magnetars and the Multimessenger Revolution

20 - 22 Jul 2021
IAU Offices Family Meeting (OAO, OAD, OYA & OAE)

Administrative Dates & Deadlines

31 May 2021
Communication to the SOC of the Final Selection of Symposia

1 Jun 2021
An EC approved summary of the Financial Report and of the updated Budget for the following year will be published on the IAU webpage under "Administration"

15 Jun 2021
PhD Prize Winners Announced

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