10 – 15 August 2014
University of Toronto, Canada
Application and travel subsidy deadline: 11 April 2014
The Dunlap Institute’s annual, five-day summer school provides an introduction to cutting-edge astronomical instrumentation for current and future telescope facilities.
The school is designed around both lecture and interactive laboratory activities led by astronomers from around the world who specialize in the development of astronomical instruments. The program will introduce students to the basic principles of optics and detectors, as well as to advanced topics in instrument design and development. It includes a focus on laboratory, computer and data acquisition skills.
• Learn basic principles of OPTICAL, INFRARED and RADIO instrumentation
• Learn how detectors and spectrographs work
• Attend a hands-on Fourier Transform Spectrometer lab
• Learn in lecture and hands-on laboratory sessions
• Work with students from around the world
• Learn about a career in instrumentation
• Learn from leaders in the field of astronomical instrumentation
• Attend professional development sessions, incl. a mentoring lunch for female students
Who should attend?
The summer school is aimed at students who have finished at least the 3rd year of an undergraduate program or are in the early years of a graduate program, and have a background in astronomy, physics or engineering.
Registration fee: $500
Travel subsidies and registration-fee waivers available
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* Confirmed as of 12 Feb 2014