• summer school in Montreal: Large-Scale Astrophysics: Galaxies & Beyond

    From Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal@21:1/5 to All on Wed Apr 4 13:49:12 2018

    Montreal, Quebec
    19 -- 21 June 2018

    The Centre for Research in Astrophysics of Quebec (CRAQ) is announcing its annual Summer School, which will be held on June 19-21, 2018 in Montreal, Quebec.

    *** Deadline for registration is April 30, 2018 ***

    This year's topic is "Large-Scale Astrophysics: galaxies and beyond". This 3-day school will focus on our understanding of galaxies, including galaxy dynamics and populations, their environments and the use of galaxies as cosmological probes. The summer school will include formal lectures from
    local and international experts in the field.

    The CRAQ Summer School is principally aimed at graduate students in the
    fields of physics, astronomy, and astrophysics, although students who have completed an undergraduate program in physics will also be accepted.

    Topics and instructors:

    * Introduction to galaxies -- Daryl Haggard (McGill University)
    * Galaxy evolution: local galaxies -- Kristine Spekkens (Royal Military College of Canada)
    * Galaxy evolution: distant galaxies -- Sarah Gallagher (Western University)
    * Numerical methods for galaxies -- Hugo Martel (Universit=C3=A9 Laval)
    * Clusters of galaxies -- Tracy Webb (McGill University) & Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo (Universit=C3=A9 de Montr=C3=A9al)
    * Galaxies/galaxy clusters as cosmological probes -- Adrian Liu & Matt Dobbs (McGill University)
    * Galaxies in the era of JWST -- Ren=C3=A9 Doyon (Universit=C3=A9 de Montr=C3=A9al)

    Detailed schedule available here (http://craq-astro.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/CRAQ-SummerSchool-Schedule_2018.pdf).

    A Welcome reception will be held from 5-7 PM on Monday, June 18th, at McGill University.

    Registration is now open. Please fill the following page:


    There is no registration fee. However, we will not offer traveling funds
    or cover lodging expenses.


    Lodging at a reasonable cost is available at the Royal Victoria College
    on the McGill University campus:


    Make sure to select "Royal Victoria College" in the "Select Building"
    menu. You can also send an email to: reserve.residences@mcgill.ca.

    Email contact: Summer.School@craq-astro.ca

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