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 email@example.com
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
No registered? No worries! The whole conference is being live-streamed on YouTube:
Many of the the big conferences of the year have moved to an online format.
If you're missing that conference fix, do check out these links!
Euorpen Lunar Symposium:
The LPI are hosting a Virtual Early Planetary Networking Event beginning this Friday April 24th continuing all next week (April 27 - May 1). The purpose of this event is to provide early career students and postdocs the opportunity to highlight their research experience and skill sets for potential employers/advisors.
The URL to attend and the program and will be posted on the LPSC 2020 website.