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  • New Constitution of HelAS: The Governing Council of HelAS, during its meeting on December 10 2020, completed all preparatory work regarding the amendment of the Constitution of the Society. The purpose of this amendment is to address primarily a) the difficulties of voting for the election of th Governing Council by surface mail and b) to explicitly clarify several issues that had been identified by past Governing Councils and General Assemblies. The proposed amendments and relevant explanations are available (in greek) in the minutes of the Board.
    The Governing Council decided to hold an informal online meeting on Monday January 11, 2021 at 12:00 so that all members who wish to express their thoughts and suggestions regarding the proposed amendments to the Constituton. Written suggestions may also be sent by e-mail to the Secretary of the Society Dr. C. Gontikakis. Following this meeting the final proposed modifications for the new constitution are available here.
    Finaly, the Governing Council decided to call an Extraordinary General Meeting on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 12:00 with the only item in the Agenda the amendment of the Constituton. All members of the Society will be informed accordingly.

  • Travel grants: The Hellenic Astronomical Society provides financial support to graduate-student (i.e. junior) members of the Society in attending international scientific conferences and workshops that are deemed paramount for the completion of their PhD Thesis. Starting November 2014, a call for applications is issued twice a year, namely in early November for meetings occurring during the first half of each year (January - June) and in early May for meetings occurring during the year's second half (July - December). The deadline for submitting the application is on December 15 and June 20 of each year. The application form is available here.

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