Hel.A.S. Newsletter 199 - September 2014

  1. Short News
  2. Heidelberg Astronomy PhD School
  3. IMPRS – 2nd Call for PhD applications
  4. Upcoming Astronomy Meetings in Greece
  5. About this Newsletter

We would like to congratulate Dr. Olga Malandraki, a member of our Society, who was recently selected as 'Chair of the Steering Committee' of the Balkan, Black Sea and Caspian Sea Regional Network on Space Weather Studies (BBC SWS Regional Network) during its recent congress in Bulgaria (26-30 May 2014). (http://www.bbc-spaceweather.org/). The BBC SWS Regional Network has actively contributed in the framework of the International Projects 'International Heliophysical Year (IHY)' and 'International Space Weather Initiative (ISWI)' and publishes the peer-reviewed International Journal 'SUN and GEOSPHERE'. We wish Dr. Malandraki every success in her new duties.

2. Heidelberg Astronomy PhD School

Applications are invited for the doctoral program of the International Max Planck Research School for Astronomy & Cosmic Physics at the University of Heidelberg (IMPRS-HD), starting summer/autumn 2015. A wide range of astrophysical topics is covered in Heidelberg and IMPRS-HD offers several fellowships within its graduate program. The deadline for applications is November 17, 2014 for the academic year starting Sept. 2015 (early start possible). For further information about IMPRS Heidelberg and details of the application procedure, please visit:


IMPRS-HD is an independent part of the Heidelberg Graduate School of Fundamental Physics.

3. IMPRS - 2nd Call for PhD Applications

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Universities of Bonn and Cologne has issued its 2nd Call for Applications (PhD in Astronomy), with a deadline on Novenmber 15, 2014. The official poster of the school can be downloaded at http://www.mpifr-bonn.mpg.de/3089455/poster_20141.pdf. For more details please visit:


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