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Advancing Theoretical Astrophysics Summer School in Amsterdam

Jul 15, 2019

The “Advancing Theoretical Astrophysics” summer school will be held July 15 – 26, 2019 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

This two week program is designed to give practical hands-on experience in astrophysics theory and computation to early career researchers.

Covered topics include:

  • Accretion and outflows around compact objects
  • Angular momentum transport
  • Order of magnitude estimates for astrophysical problems
  • Version control/git
  • Data visualization
  • Bayesian statistics
  • Basics of machine learning

The summer school prioritizes a supportive, collaborative, and diverse learning environment, where students will work together in teams during hand-on sessions. Limited funding is available to support travel.

Applications will open December 1, 2018 and will remain open until mid-January.

See the website for details and how to apply: https://collectiveastronomy.github.io/advancingtheoastro/