The Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) in Western Australia invites shared-risk observing proposals for the 2014A semester (1 January 2014 through 30 June 2014). Deadline: 15 October 2013.
The deadline for submitting observing proposals to the National Solar Observatory for the fourth quarter of 2013 is 15 August.
The Infrared Processing and Analysis Center at Caltech announces the availability of six-month graduate-student fellowships, typically taking place during January-July, with some flexibility on the starting and ending dates. Deadline: 1 October 2013.
Josh Shiode, the AAS's incoming John N. Bahcall Public Policy Fellow, blogs about his somewhat meandering journey from research scientist to policy wonk.
The AAS Division for Planetary Sciences is pleased to announce its new crop of prize winners. The 2013 DPS prizes will be presented at the 45th annual DPS meeting in Denver, Colorado, 6-11 October.
The 2013 Grote Reber Medal for significant and innovative contributions to radio astronomy has been awarded to AAS member Jim Moran of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory is pleased to announce the Semester 2014A Call for Proposals for the Very Large Array, Very Long Baseline Array, and Green Bank Telescope. Deadline for submissions: 1 August 2013, 17:00 EDT (21:00 UTC).
The Royal Society has just published the proceedings of an interdisciplinary meeting on the new era of multi-messenger astrophysics. It's available online.
Institutions in the field of millimeter- and submillimeter-wavelength astronomy interested in future scientific or technical collaborations involving the use of the CSO are encouraged to contact the director's office.
It's not too late to register for the inaugural meetings of the AAS Topical Conference Series, "Probes of Dark Matter on Galaxy Scales" and "Giants of Eclipse." Deadlines: 10 July and 24 July, respectively.
The Arizona Radio Observatory (ARO) solicits proposals for the 10-meter Submillimeter Telescope (SMT) located on Mount Graham, Arizona, for the period 1 October 2013 to 31 January 2014. Deadline: 1 September 2013.
The AAS needs your help in getting due recognition for our most outstanding colleagues. Nominations and letters of support for the AAS prizes for 2014 must arrive in the Secretary's office by 30 June 2013.
The James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT), one of the world's leading submillimeter observatories, welcomes parties wishing to take over the operation of the entire facility, parties interested in becoming minor partners, and any other permutation. Expressions of interest due 30 September 2013.
In this installment from the AAS Career Profiles series, cosponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the Committee on Employment, Dr. Stephanie Gogarten describes how she got from point A (astronomy) to point B (biology).
In this installment from the AAS Career Profiles series, cosponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the Committee on Employment, Dr. Meredith Hughes describes her transition from research astronomer to professor at a primarily undergraduate university.
The NASA Astrophysics Cosmic Origins (COR) program seeks input from the community to shape the future of COR science by helping to identify and prioritize the program's technology needs. Deadline: 30 June 2013.
David Helfand reviews the current state of our journals, which is excellent, and argues for improving it further by including links in ApJ and AJ articles to the data that underlies a paper's conclusions.
The AAS will cease publication of AER at the end of 2013; the journal's full archive will remain available online. A task force will be created to develop ideas for expanding the Society's investment in other types of astronomy-education activities.
Jim Manning, Executive Director of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, reflects on proposed changes to federal science-education programs and previews the ASP's upcoming annual meeting in San Jose, California.
Fifteen undergraduate and graduate students were cited for their exemplary poster presentations at the 222nd AAS meeting in Indianapolis, 2-6 June 2013.