Monthly Archives: November 2017

DIRAC Postdoctoral Positions

The DIRAC Institute in the Department of Astronomy at the University of Washington is seeking applicants with a strong research record in the development of statistical techniques or algorithms for analyzing large astrophysical data sets for two postdoctoral positions. AstroML:…

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DIRAC Fellowship Positions

We invite applications for up to three DIRAC Postdoctoral Fellows in the Department of Astronomy at the University of Washington. These 3-year DIRAC Fellowships are available to promising, early career researchers interested in the application of novel statistical and computational…

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Visitors: Marleau Francine

November 29th-30th, 2017.

Marleau Francine will lead the AstroMundus Discussion at the UW.
Marleau is the Programme Coordinator for AstroMundus, a 2-years Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree programme in Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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Zwicky Transient Facility Achieves First Light

Marks the beginning of commissioning of the next generation time domain survey.

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2017-11-14 Lunch Seminar: John Swinbank

John Swinbank will review the design and scientific goals of LSST, provide an update on the current status of construction, explore some of the algorithmic and data processing challenges that the LSST Data Management team faces, and describe the key role that members of the Department of Astronomy here at UW are playing in making it all possible.

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