No 19 – 07/09/12

SGAA/SSAA News No 19 - 7/9/2012
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1. SSAA General Assembly, 19 oct 2012, in Zurich (ETHZ) 
2. Call for nominations for the 2013 MERAC Prizes for Early Career Researchers
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1. SSAA General Assembly, 19 oct 2012, in Zurich (ETHZ) 

The final program of the General Assembly, friday 19 oct 2012, 
at the Institute for Astronomy, ETH Zurich, Hoenggerberg, is now
posted on the SSAA website. 

Consult http://obswww.unige.ch/SSAA/index.php?page=assemblee-2012&hl=eng

Looking forward to see many of you there!
	the SSAA committee
 
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2. Call for nominations for the 2013 MERAC Prizes for Early Career Researchers

FONDATION MERAC is a non-profit foundation started in 2012 with headquarters
in Switzerland to recognize and support young European astronomers. There are
yearly three MERAC Prizes awarded by the EAS. The prizes of EUR 20'000 are
for each of the three categories: Theoretical Astrophysics, Observational
Astrophysics, and New Technologies (Instrumental/Computational).

The EAS Council invites EAS members to nominate suitable candidates for the
MERAC Prizes of 2013. The three prizes will be for Best Early Career Researchers.

The deadline for nomination is Sunday, September 30, 2012

Please use the dedicated web interface at:	
http://eas.unige.ch/merac_prizes.jsp?tab=nomination

Received from the EAS (M. Türler)

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