27.09.2009 -

Call for registration to Recent Insights into our Universe Workshop

UNESCOVENICE news (Romania) 27-09-2009 : The workshop on"Recent Insights into our Universe" to be held in Bucharest, Romania, from 28-29 October 2009 is organized by the Astronomical Institute of the Romanian Academy within the framework of the International Year of Astronomy. 

The workshop is supported by UNESCO, with the aim to increase the interest of youth and public in astronomy research, raising awareness about the importance of astronomy for education and research. The workshop will cover the following research areas: A - solar physics and heliosphere; B - stellar astrophysics; C - galactic and extragalactic astronomy, and cosmology; D - celestial mechanics and dynamical astronomy; E - astrometry; F - history of astronomy and astronomy education. A volume of proceedings will be published. 

To register to the workshop, applicants are requested to send an email to
vmioc@aira.astro.ro (or vasile_mioc@yahoo.com) - for sections D,E,F;
nedeliapopescu@yahoo.com - for sections B,C;
cristiana_d@yahoo.com - for section A
with the following information: Name, Affiliation, Title of the presentation, Short abstract, and Session.

The deadline for registration is 20 September 2009. 

Photo credit : Solar system wiki. Showing astronomical instruments to schools ©astro.ro 

Contacts : Iulia Nechifor at i.nechifor(at)unesco.org, copy to Cristina Faccia at c.faccia(at)unesco.org 

Organizer: Astronomical Institute of the Romanian Academy Str. Cutitul de Argint 5 RO-040557 Bucharest 

Links: Astronomical Institute of the Romanian Academy 




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