October 2014

Wednesday, Oct 1
Deadline: ESA Postdoctoral Fellowships in Space Science:
The fellowships are open to nationals of ESA Member States (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom) and to nationals of states adhering to the PECS cooperation scheme (Canada, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Romania).

ESA awards several postdoctoral fellowships each year. The aim of these fellowships is to provide young scientists, holding a Ph.D. or the equivalent degree, with the means of performing space science research in fields related to the ESA Science Programme. Areas of research include planetary science, astronomy and astrophysics, solar and solar-terrestrial science, plasma physics and fundamental physics. The fellowships are tenable at the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, Netherlands, or at the European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC) in Villafranca del Castillo, near Madrid, Spain.
Wednesday, Oct 8
Deadline: NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoc Fellowships:
NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships provide an opportunity for highly qualified, recent doctoral scientists to carry out an integrated program of independent research and education. Fellows may engage in observational, instrumental, theoretical, laboratory or archival data research in any area of astronomy or astrophysics, in combination with a coherent educational plan for the duration of the fellowship. The program supports researchers for a period of up to three years with fellowships that may be taken to eligible host institution(s) of their choice. The program is intended to recognize early-career investigators of significant potential and to provide them with experience in research and education that will establish them in positions of distinction and leadership in the community.
Friday, Oct 17–Sunday, Oct 19
The Art of Planetary Science: The Exhibition
An exhibition of art, created from and inspired by the scientific data that we use to explore our solar system.

Opening Reception: Friday, October 17, 2014 -- 5 to 9 p.m.
Weekend Hours: Saturday & Sunday, October 18-19, 2014 -- 1 to 5 p.m.
Location: Kuiper Space Sciences Building, 1629 E. University Blvd., UA Campus

Open competition for artists and scientists of all levels and types.

Submissions due by September 19, 2014
For an exhibition prospectus and event information visit: www.lpl.arizona.edu/art
Kuiper Space Sciences: Room