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Astro2020 Decadal Survey White Papers

30 Jul 2019, 19:00 UTC
Astro2020 Decadal Survey White Papers
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The National Academies for Science, Engineering, and Medicine recently solicited white papers for the Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics (Astro2020). The Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy submitted two white papers to the call for the state of the profession consideration. Our papers were written based on preliminary results from our climate survey conducted this past spring. We want to thank the community members that took the time to provide such crucial and detailed feedback. Your contributions allowed us to provide clear, actionable recommendations that federal agencies can implement to address sexual harassment and career development for women and underserved minorities in the field of astronomy. You can access our papers at the links provided below.Towards Eliminating Harassment in AstronomyAdvancing the Career Development of Women in AstronomyOver 300 white papers were submitted to this call and the CSWA curated a list of additional white papers that may be of interest to our readers.TitleAuthor/Organization“Mind the gap”: a call to redesign astronomy graduate educationAmaya Moro-Martín, Space Telescope Science InstituteAstronomy-driven Careers in the 2020'sAmerican Astronomical Society’s Committee on EmploymentThe Early Career Perspective on the Coming Decade, Astrophysics Career Paths, and the Decadal Survey ProcessEarly Career Astronomer and Astrophysicist Focus SessionProviding ...

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