The Giant Magellan Telescope Organization and the Smithsonian Institution will convene “Transient Phenomena in Astronomy and Astrophysics” 6-8 October in Washington, DC. Registration deadline: 1 September.
The PFI project seeks participants to join working groups to help define top-level science requirements for the new instrument. Deadline: 16 June 2014.
Learn how to communicate effectively with the press and public by attending our science-communication workshop on Sunday afternoon, 1 June, in Boston.
The Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics invites applications from students seeking an immersive experience in science education and public outreach. Deadline: 13 May 2014.
The National Optical Astronomy Observatory seeks proposals for the operation of the Kitt Peak National Observatory 2.1-meter and Coudé feed telescopes. Deadline: 7 July 2014.
Doctoral students needing funds to report their solar-system or exoplanet research results at scientific meetings may apply to Uwingu for travel grants. Deadline: 30 April 2014.
The EU seeks astronomers and physicists from all over the world to review proposals for its Horizon 2020 program. Reviewers will be paid and will have travel expenses reimbursed.
NASA is soliciting potential partners interested in using the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy for scientific investigations or for other potential uses. Deadline: 1 May 2014.
The AAS seeks a knowledgeable, talented, and experienced science writer to help deliver high-impact scientific results to the research community and to journalists who cover the astronomical sciences.
The LWA1 Radio Observatory invites applications for observing time between 15 December 2014 and 15 September 2015. Deadline: 15 August 2014.
The MWA low-frequency radio telescope in Western Australia invites shared-risk observing proposals for the period 1 July through 31 December 2014. Deadline: 18 April.
The National Optical Astronomy Observatory invites proposals for the use of its telescopes and those of its partners during the period August 2014 to January 2015. Deadline: 31 March 2014.
How often should the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope return to the same field of view? Help answer this question and others in Tucson in August. Expressions of interest are due 15 March.
The National Optical Astronomy Observatory invites proposals for the 2014B and 2015A semesters for use of the Dark Energy Camera (DECam) at the Blanco 4-meter telescope. Deadline: Friday, 14 February 2014.
The National Optical Astronomy Observatory invites letters of intent for Gemini Observatory Large Programs. Deadline: Friday, 3 February 2014.
The 305-meter William E. Gordon Arecibo radio telescope is the largest single-dish radio telescope on our planet. Proposals to use it for observations between 1 July and 31 December 2014 are due by 3 March.
The Summer Science Program (SSP) is seeking to fund innovative curricula to expand its residential program for talented high-school students. Deadline for proposal summaries: 31 May 2014.
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation is offering grants to support data-intensive research combining natural sciences with methods from statistics and computer science. Pre-application deadline: 24 February 2014.
NASA and the Space Telescope Science Institute seek proposals for Hubble observations and funding for archival and theoretical research programs. Deadline: 11 April 2014.
Proposals to use the SMA radio interferometer on Mauna Kea during the period 16 May through 15 November 2014 are due on 13 February.