The school Observational Astrophysics: from proposals to publication, on June 17-27, 2019 at the Astronomical Institute of Slovak Academy of Sciences in Stará Lesná, Slovak Republic is mainly meant for PhD students in astronomy, but also MSc students in the later stages of their studies and young postdocs can be considered. It is jointly organised by OPTICON and ERASMUS+ programme “Per aspera ad astra simul”.
The school consists of two parts: hands-on project using archival data, and observing time proposal evaluation. In the first part the students will learn about the basics of data reduction and will work on archival data. During the second part the students will learn about proposal writing.
Additionally, the school also includes sessions on writing articles and careers in astronomy.
The deadline for applications is March 31, 2019. The applicants will be notified about the selection by the end of April.