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RAS at 231st AAS

Published: 10 January 2018

A reception at the 231st AAS Meeting in Washington DC was a chance for US Fellows to get together and meet the RAS President.

UK Olympiad success in Thailand

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UK Olympiad success in Thailand

Published: 4 December 2017

Five UK sixth-formers have returned from a successful International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics with medals and prizes.

Attending the LGBT+STEMinar?

Attending the LGBT+STEMinar? News

Attending the LGBT+STEMinar?

Published: 1 December 2017

Researchers in RAS fields planning to attend the LGBT+Steminar in January 2018 can now apply for bursaries towards the cost.

My summer at the RAS

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My summer at the RAS

Published: 23 October 2017

Yasmin Chowdhury joined the team at Burlington House over the summer – and discovered what it takes to get papers into the journals and science out to policy-makers.

Coll and the Cosmos

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Coll and the Cosmos

Published: 2 October 2017

A beautiful logo from a booklet made to celebrate a Care for Carers trip to the Isle of Coll – a tangible indication of the effectiveness of one of the RAS200 outreach projects discussed at Burlington House last week.

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A beautiful logo from a booklet made to celebrate a Care for Carers trip to the Isle of Coll – a tangible indication of the effectiveness of one of the RAS200 outreach projects discussed at Burlington House last week.

A day in the life of...Kim Clube, Editorial Office Manager

A day in the life of...Kim Clube, Editorial Office Manager People

A day in the life of...Kim Clube, Editorial Office Manager

Published: 1 September 2017

My job is really keeping everyone happy. Supporting our scientific editors, bringing out the best in the assistant editors and ensuring that authors have all they need to publish their excellent research in RAS journals.

Looking forward to 2020

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Looking forward to 2020

Published: 18 August 2017

Steve Miller, Chair of the RAS200 steering group at the Royal Astronomical Society, talks about what he hopes will come out of the RAS200 project.

So, you want to be an astronaut?

So, you want to be an astronaut? News

So, you want to be an astronaut?

Published: 9 August 2017

Astronomy and geophysics are well represented among the 12 finalists in the BBC2 series Astronauts: do you have what it takes?, which starts this sunday. And one of them owes his interest in the subject to an encounter with Patrick Moore.

Astronomy, BPD and Me

Astronomy, BPD and Me Blog

Astronomy, BPD and Me

Published: 21 July 2017

Understanding my mental health issues and my obsession with Astrophysics and how I have managed to hold on tightly to my passion whilst battling with my demons.

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Understanding my mental health issues and my obsession with Astrophysics and how I have managed to hold on tightly to my passion whilst battling with my demons.

Mad about the menopause

Mad about the menopause Blog

Mad about the menopause

Published: 18 July 2017

“But they cannot be trusted with important decisions during the days when they have
periods”, he said. I was totally shocked and did not know what to say.

Mad about the menopause

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“But they cannot be trusted with important decisions during the days when they have
periods”, he said. I was totally shocked and did not know what to say.

A day in the life of ... Sheila Kanani

A day in the life of... Sheila Kanani Blog

A day in the life of... Sheila Kanani

Published: 28 June 2017

Dr Sheila Kanani is an inspiring female Astronomer working at the RAS, encouraging and promoting the study of Astronomy, Space Science and other closely related branches of science at schools and universities.

A day in the life of... Sheila Kanani

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Dr Sheila Kanani is an inspiring female Astronomer working at the RAS, encouraging and promoting the study of Astronomy, Space Science and other closely related branches of science at schools and universities.

A day in the life of...Sherell Salmon

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A day in the life of...Sherell Salmon

Published: 26 April 2017

Sherell Salmon is a frequent visitor of the RAS volunteering whenever she can to help develop her confidence and gain experience to learn what it is like to work in the real world.

Hidden Figures: Behind the Numbers

Hidden Figures: Behind the Numbers Blog

Hidden Figures: Behind the Numbers

Published: 23 April 2017

Hidden figures is the story of three African-American female Mathematicians who worked for NASA and contributed to American winning the great space race.

Hidden Figures: Behind the Numbers

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Hidden figures is the story of three African-American female Mathematicians who worked for NASA and contributed to American winning the great space race.

Society for the History of Astronomy Spring Conference, Cambridge

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Society for the History of Astronomy Spring Conference, Cambridge

Published: 16 April 2017

The Society for the History of Astronomy's 2017 Spring Conference being held at the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge.

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The Society for the History of Astronomy's 2017 Spring Conference being held at the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge.

A day in the life of ...Richard O'Sullivan, Administration Officer

A day in the life of...Richard O'Sullivan, Administration Officer People

A day in the life of...Richard O'Sullivan, Administration Officer

Published: 13 April 2017

The RAS Reception in Burlington House is where everybody starts their visit – and it's where they come if anything goes wrong. And Richard O'Sullivan is likely to be the person they ask to sort it out.

A day in the life of... Annie Hogan

A day in the life of... Annie Hogan People

A day in the life of... Annie Hogan

Published: 11 April 2017

Annie Hogan will be a familiar face to visitors to Burlington House, but as Membership Officer, what does she do?

Astronomy stays international

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Astronomy stays international

Published: 31 January 2017

The RAS has something to say about the US President's Executive Order limiting movement of people from certain countries.

Congratulations Hilary!

Congratulations Hilary! News

Congratulations Hilary!

Published: 7 December 2016

GJI Student Author Award-winner Hilary Martens has received her certificate as author of one of the best student papers of 2016 in Geophysical Journal International.

Student RAS Fellow's Lab Experience at Natural History Museum

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Student RAS Fellow's Lab Experience at Natural History Museum

Published: 6 December 2016

Student RAS Fellow grant recipient attends laboratory experience in the Minerals and Planetary Science Division at the Natural History Museum

Student RAS Fellow's Lab Experience at Natural History Museum

Published: 6 December 2016

Author: Darryl Cooper

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Student RAS Fellow grant recipient attends laboratory experience in the Minerals and Planetary Science Division at the Natural History Museum

Extraterrestrial Materials Research Meeting 2016 – a great success!

Extraterrestrial Materials Research Meeting 2016 – a great success! Blog

Extraterrestrial Materials Research Meeting 2016 – a great success!

Published: 7 November 2016

The Isotope Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry Group of The University of Manchester hosted a meeting on extraterrestrial materials on Tuesday 1st November 2016 at the Manchester Museum.

Extraterrestrial Materials Research Meeting 2016 – a great success!

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The Isotope Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry Group of The University of Manchester hosted a meeting on extraterrestrial materials on Tuesday 1st November 2016 at the Manchester Museum.

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