Are you an early career researcher or amateur astronomer that would like to develop your science communication skills, as well as learning more about making ground-based observations in support of space missions?
Europlanet 2020 (RI) and the Molėtai Astronomical Observatory (ITPA VU) are holding an international research summer school, Space missions: ground-based observations and science communication, from 1st-10th August at the Molėtai Astronomical Observatory in Lithuania. Morning sessions will focus on ground-based observations required by space missions and the afternoons will be devoted to science communication training, with sessions on writing for the media, engaging with schools, engaging with the public, and social media. The Summer School is also an opportunity to explore beautiful Lithuania, with an excursion to Vilnius and Trakai.
Find out more about the preliminary programme or book your place now!
The deadline for application is 31 May 2017 23:59:00 UTC.
Notifications of acceptance by 15 June 2017 23:59:00 UTC.