Grab your coffee mug and make your travel plans for the 225th AAS meeting, when the Society returns to the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, 4-8 January 2015.
The International Astronomical Union invites proposals from the global astronomical community to renew existing IAU Commissions or to create new ones. Letters of intent are due by 15 October 2014.
NASA announces its annual invitation for service on its science advisory subcommittees, which report to the Science Committee of the NASA Advisory Council. Nominations are due by 1 October 2014.
The US Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) Science Working Group seeks input on how you would use TMT for your scientific research and on how to maximize the facility's scientific return. Deadline: 6 October 2014.
Our third annual AAS Astronomy Ambassadors workshop on effective outreach will be held at the 225th AAS meeting in Seattle, Washington, in January. Applications are due by 20 October 2014.
You're invited to submit an abstract for the 225th AAS meeting in Seattle in January to share ideas for astronomy-themed public-outreach events and programs for the International Year of Light 2015.
The AAS Executive Office seeks volunteers to judge posters for the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards at the 225th AAS meeting in Seattle, Washington, in January 2015. You can sign up when you register or submit your own abstract for the meeting.
The National Science Foundation has released results from a 2013 survey of US doctorate recipients in science, engineering, and health as well as recent unemployment data on scientists and engineers.
Apply by 1 December 2014 to spend a year working in the Library of Congress's John W. Kluge Center to conduct research on the humanistic and societal impacts of astrobiology.
The American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center has released new reports on physics- and astronomy-department enrollments and degrees based on 2013 survey data.
The National Optical Astronomy Observatory invites proposals for the use of its telescopes and those of its partners during the period February 2015 to August 2015. Deadline: 25 September 2014.
The National Science Foundation's EAPSI program enables US graduate students to spend 8 to 10 weeks doing summer research in one of seven host countries. Application deadline: 13 November.
A National Science Foundation committee has drafted a report advising the GEO directorate on goals and priorities for the next five years and invites comments from the community by Friday, 12 September.
The Digital Access to a Sky Century @ Harvard (DASCH) project is launching a new citizen-science effort to transcribe observing logs for the glass plates in Harvard College Observatory's massive collection.
The Golden Goose Award celebrates scientists whose federally funded research seemed odd or obscure but turned out to have a significant, positive impact on society. The latest recipients' work on rat-pup massage led to vastly improved outcomes for premature human babies.
AAS members may now order the 2014 edition of the Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics and/or the Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences at significant savings.
The Society's new FAMOUS (Funds for Astronomical Meetings: Outreach to Underrepresented Scientists) Travel Grants Program will help members from historically underrepresented groups attend AAS meetings.
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.
Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, invites applications from undergraduates and graduate students for grants up to $5,000. Deadline: 15 October 2014.