International School for Young Astronomers (ISYA 2009)

Event Date(s): 07/12/2009 - 18/12/2009

Location: UWI St Augustine

The prestigious International Astronomical Union's (IAU) 31st International School for Young Astronomers (ISYA 2009) is being hosted by the Physics Department at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine from 7-18 December, 2009.  Masters and PhD level Astronomy students from around the world will be participating in this school, which is being held in this region for the first time. The course will be run by Astronomy professors from Chile, USA, United Kingdom, France and Belgium. Since it is the International Year of Astronomy also, the ISYA will focus on other activities as well, including public lectures in Astronomy and a workshop for teachers. The chair of ISYA 2009 is Prof. Jean-Pierre de Greve (Belgium) and co-chair is Dr. Shirin Haque (Trinidad).


Further information can be found at www.sta.uwi.edu/fsa/physics or through Physics Department at extension 2051, 3113, 3846

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