Debra Elmegreen, Chair of the AAS Committee on Astronomy & Public Policy (CAPP), discusses the group's recent strategic-planning retreat and how CAPP and the Society's policy staff will pursue their mission.
Early-career attendees at November's Division for Planetary Sciences meeting in Tucson are welcome to apply to our one-day workshop on effective public outreach. Extended deadline: 11 September.
The National Research Council’s Optical and Infrared System Study Committee requests white papers from the astronomy community to aid its work. Deadline: 6 October 2014.
Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, invites applications from undergraduates and graduate students for grants up to $5,000. Deadline: 15 October 2014.
The Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array's Guest Observer Program gets under way in April 2015, and NASA now seeks proposals for research relevant to the NuSTAR mission. Deadline: 25 November 2014.
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory invites applications for the 2015 Karl Jansky Fellowship Program, which provides outstanding postdoctoral research opportunities. Deadline: 3 November 2014.