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AASWOMEN Newsletter for April 10, 2015

10 Apr 2015, 13:58 UTC
AASWOMEN Newsletter for April 10, 2015
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AAS Committee on the Status of Women AAS Committee on the Status of WomenIssue of March 06, 2015eds: Daryl Haggard, Nicolle Zellner, Meredith Hughes, & Elysse VoyerThis week's issues:1. Finding Funding in Unexpected Places2. Developing World: The Minority Minority3. Forum for Young Earth and Planetary Scientists in China4. Astrophysicist Creates a New Doll Designed to Encourage Girls into Stargazing5. There is crying in science. That's okay.6. NSF funds $14.5 million physics center, WVU professor named co-director7. Job Opportunities8. How to Submit to the AASWOMEN newsletter9. How to Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the AASWOMEN newsletter10. Access to Past Issues1. Finding Funding in Unexpected Places From: Laura Trouille via womeninastronomy.blogspot.com Today’s guest blogger is Sabrina Stierwalt. Sabrina is currently a L’Oreal For Women in Science Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Virginia. Her research uses multiwavelength observations of nearby galaxy mergers to understand the cosmological assembly history of galaxies. Her most current work focuses on low metallicity, merger-driven star formation and the subsequent enrichment of the ISM in interacting dwarf galaxies. Astronomy research funding through the usual NSF and NASA channels is shrinking to the point that some agencies have considered capping the number of proposals a scientist can submit. Other programs, ...

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