The summer publication digest is out, check it out here:
July/August 2020 Digest
Missed last weeks seminar? Anna Horleston (Bristol) talks about the latest from Martian InSight mission! Check it out on YouTube here:
The Cosmic Cast season 2 finale is here! Find out what inspired UK planetary scientists to pursue a career in science.
If anyone missed last week's talk by Richard Haythornthwaite (Investigating heavy positive ion composition in Titan’s ionosphere using Cassini CAPS IBS), the recording has been uploaded to YouTube.
Want to study planetary science at Oxford? Check this out:
2x STFC-funded PhD studentships are available in planetary physics at Oxford University, for Oct 2020 start.
Available projects include:
- Exploring clouds and gaseous abundances in the atmospheres of Uranus and Neptune
- Ground-based observations of Jupiter (and Saturn) in support of the NASA Juno mission
- Testing the ARIEL Exoplanet space observatory
- Space instrumentation for exploring the Moon and a comet in the thermal infrared as part of NASA’s Lunar Trailblazer and ESA’s Comet Interceptor missions.
For more details, please see.
Application deadline: 16th July
Lulea Technical University, Sweden, is currently advertising a PhD studentship.
"The Atmospheric Science division is searching for a PhD student in the subject of Planetary and Space Sciences to explore physical properties of asteroid materials. The successful candidate will be part of a vibrant research group exploring asteroids, comets and planets, with numerous involvements in space missions led by ESA, NASA and JAXA. You will acquire unique knowledge and skills and will be part of a creative research environment in collaboration with international teams of scientists."
For more information see:
If you missed last weeks inaugural UKPF lunchtime seminar series, we uploaded a recording to YouTube. Dr. Katherine Joy talks about the UK's first Antarctic meteorite expedition.
We have a discord server! This is set up to be a causal social space for people to have a cup of tea and chat.
To sign up, drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
ESA currently has a vacancy for a a Mars Sample Return Project Scientist. Click here for more information on how to apply.
Deadline 7th July