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The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) has the strategic aim of engaging a range of audiences with astronomy, geophysics and other closely related branches of science. Key groups for this work are children and young adults.
The first meeting of the LGBT+ physicists’ and astronomers’ network took place in March 2016. This was an opportunity for members from both the Institute of Physics and RAS to share their thoughts about the support that professional membership
Name: Louise Harra
Job: Director of PMOD/WRC in Davos, Switzerland and affiliated professor at ETH Zürich
Medal: Chapman medal 2014
My career probably started out with a trip to Armagh Planetarium when I was in primary
I am a professor at University College London, Mullard Space Science Laboratory, in the solar physics group.
I was awarded the RAS 2015 Award for Service to Geophysics.
I have done mainly observation-based research in many
"I particularly enjoyed giving the James Dungey Lecture. Jim Dungey solved one of the key problems in magnetospheric dynamics by thinking in pictures- he created pictures that encapsulated the conservation properties and constraints of MHD. As
My name is Vikram Dhillon. I am a Professor of Astrophysics in the
Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Sheffield,
and an Affiliated Researcher at the Instituto de Astrofísica de
Canarias (IAC) on Tenerife. Prior to moving to
Here is a useful presentation by Lucy Williams, assistant editor for MNRAS, about working with visually impaired astronomers and colleagues.
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