Outreach

Map of the UK. Google 2012.
This list complements the outreach map, which is a searchable tool for looking for astronomers and geophysicists willing to do outreach. This list may not be as up to date as the outreach map. If you would like to be added to this list please get…
Lunar eclipse January 31 2018 California Alfredo Garcia Jr
Overnight on the 27-28th July 2018, skywatchers across the UK will be able to see a total eclipse of the Moon. This spectacular event is easy to see and also fairly rare, with the next chance to catch one from the UK not until January 2019. A total…
Tracey Caldwell Dyson in the Cupola of the ISS
Contents Introduction Astronomy as a hobby Getting to know the night sky Buying a telescope Astronomy as a career Resource List: Planispheres Suggested Reading Software Societies Astronomical Holidays Distance Learning courses…
SCIENTISTS MUST CREATE CULTURE OF TOLERANCE TO IMPROVE LGBT+ RETENTION A new survey from the Royal Astronomical Society, Royal Society of Chemistry and the Institute of Physics has shown that the workplace for LGBT+ physical scientists is…
AstroBoost logo
Using JWST science to survey public engagement activity, inspire amateur astronomers and showcase UK involvement to the public. Astroboost phase one is now complete and ready for launch! Follow the links at the bottom of this article to view the…
I am an Associate Professor at the University of Leeds, interested in the dynamics and evolution of deep planetary interiors and how these bodies generate global magnetic fields. I received the Winton Capital award (G) for work showing how our…
Sarah Crowther, Annie Maunder Medal winner, 2019 For the full article click here.  What does the Annie Maunder Medal mean to you? I was stunned – I had no idea I'd been nominated so I had to read the email three times before I convinced myself it…
I’m a physics teacher and love working with young people where together we can do amazing things like putting a new style cosmic ray detector payload in space.  I was so thrilled to win the Patrick Moore Medal in 2012.  I had managed to raise funds…
Dr. Leigh N. Fletcher Associate Professor in Planetary Science at the University of Leicester RAS Awards: 2007 Keith Runcorn Prize for Best UK Thesis in Geophysics 2010 Winton Capital Award in Geophysics From a large state school in the heart of…
Sugata Kaviraj obtained his PhD at Oxford in 2006. Subsequently, he spent two years at Oxford, funded by a Leverhulme Early-Career Fellowship and a Junior Research Fellowship at Worcester College. Following this, he spent a year at UCL on a…