中国科学院南美天文研究中心首届理事会工作会议顺利召开

         2013年12月31日,中国科学院南美天文研究中心(简称南美天文中心)首届理事会工作会议在国家天文台顺利召开,中国科学院副院长丁仲礼作为理事长出席了会议。南美天文中心是为满足我院“走出去”战略需求,实现天文研究跨越式发展,实施发展中国家科教合作拓展工程的海外项目之一,2013年2月经院长办公室批准启动建设工作,中科院院长白春礼于2013年10月访问智利期间为中心成立正式揭牌。

          会议分别由两位副理事长——中科院前沿科学与教育局局长许瑞明、国际合作局副局长曹京华主持。国家天文台副台长薛随建、南美天文中心主任王仲和首席科学家黄家声分别向理事会汇报了南美天文中心总体情况、建设进展和科研进展。第一届理事会成员由相关院领导、中科院各天文台台长以及大学天文机构的相关负责人组成。理事会成员对南美天文中心所取得的成绩给予了积极的肯定,并为解决目前工作中所遇到的困难与挑战给予了切实的指导和建议。 Continue reading

Prof. Infante in NAOC, Jun 6, 2013

Professor Leopoldo Infante (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile) visited NAOC and delivered a talk in the morning of Jun 6, 2013.

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Professor Leopoldo Infante is currently director of the Centre for Astro-Engineering at Universidad Católica de Chile. He received his PhD of Physics/Astronomy from the University of Victoria in 1995. He was the Director of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Astronomy and Astrophysics Department from 2000 to 2006. His research areas are birth and evolution of structures in the universe stellar populations. Continue reading

The 3rd China-Chile workshop

China-Chile Joint Center for Astronomy (CCJCA) is one of the overseas projects initialed by the Chinese Academy of Sciences to develop cooperation in science and technology with other countries. In February 2013, CCJCA was inaugurated in National Astronomical Observatory. The center serves to be a platform for collaboration in astronomical research and related technology with South America countries. The center will establish international scientific research teams and joint research programs engaging in astronomical science and technology frontiers. CCJCA headquarter is expected to start its formal operation in this summer in a temporary office in Santiago de Chile.

In order to promote the communication and collaboration between astronomy communities of Chile and Chile, the 3rd China-Chile workshop will be held in Vina del Mar on Sep. 9 – 11, 2013.

Vina del Mar is a Pacific coast city in Chile .Its long stretches of white sandy beaches are a major attraction for national and international tourists. Vina del Mar is a Chilean Municipality located in the Valparaiso Region with a population of 286,931. It is Chile’s fourth largest city. Known as “The Garden City”.

CCJCA sincerely invite interested participants to join in the workshop and appreciate your contribution of talks. Please fill in the early registration form and send to us before 5th July.

Organization & Logistics

  1. SOC & LOC(to be confirmed)
  2. OrganizersCCJCA & SOCHIAS
  3. Dates: Sep. 9 – 11, 2103 (registration on Sep. 8, 2013)
  4. Location: Vina del Mar, chile ( exact venue to be confirmed)
  5. Financial support: Limited amount of funding to cover travel and lodging for qualified astronomers in their early career stage are available for application. Please indicate whether to apply for financial support and submit a brief statement of application (not more than 500 words) attached to your early registration form.
  6. Dead Line of Early Registration: 5th July, 2013

Registration: Please complete the Early registration form and send it to shmwu@bao.ac.cn

Contacts: Miss Shumei Wu, CCJCA ,National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences,20A Datun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China.

Tel15801542600     Email: shmwu@bao.ac.cn

Attachment: the early registration form   

      participant

Name

Gender

Institution

 

Title

Contact informationEmail/Tel

Title of talk

Application for financial support (Y/N)