[ASA] Nuclei in the Cosmos School

Amanda Karakas amanda.karakas at monash.edu
Mon Aug 16 09:57:57 AEST 2021

Dear colleagues,

The following school may be of interest to some of you or your students.
Please forward on.
Note that the registration deadline is *30 August *(and it's free!).

best regards,


The 16th NIC school will take place from Sept. 13 to 20, 2021 just before
the NIC Conference. NIC school is a traditional satellite meeting intended
to educate young students and postdocs, motivating them with the most
recent progress as well as unresolved quests in nuclear astrophysics.
Topics include Astrophysics, Observation, and Nuclear Physics.

Lecturers include:
M. Aliotta(Edinburgh), R. Diehl(MPIE), A. Heger(Monash), A.
Karakas(Monash), T. Kajino(BUAA), N. Liu(WUSTL), A. Spyrou(MSU), and N.

Due to the travel restriction of COVID-19, the school will be held in a
hybrid mode including 1) video lectures, 2) online discussions, 3)
question-and answer session, 4) poster session and best poster
presentation. Besides that, hands-on experiments will be arranged for local
participants at Sichuan University.

Students are required to watch the video lectures before the online group
discussion and the question-and-answer sessions with the lecturers or
co-lecturers. A poster session will be scheduled for the young
students/postdocs to interact with the other participants, lecturers,
co-lecturers and school committee members. Students are asked to submit
their poster abstracts at the registration. Note that students are required
to arrange a recommendation letter written by a senior colleague or advisor
and send it to the school’s email address in order to verify the
qualification of the applicants.
Two separate online group discussion and question-and-answer sessions with
the lecturers or co-lecturers will be held each day for students in
different time zones. Session A for Oceania, Asia and Europe will take
place from 16:00 to 22:30 in Beijing (18:00-00:30 in Sydney, 10:00-16:30 pm
in Munich) and session B for North and South America will take place from
12:00 to 18:00 in New York (11:00 to 17:00 in Mexico City, 9:00-15:00 in
Due to the limited number of available co-lecturers, a maximum of 40
students will be admitted to the school. No registration fee is required.
The video lectures, online question-and-answer sessions and poster sessions
will be open to the public.
The school is jointly organized by Institute of Modern Physics, Sichuan
University, Lanzhou University, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences,
China Institute of Atomic Energy, China Institute of Nuclear Astrophysics
(CINA) and Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics Center for the
Evolution of the Elements (JINA-CEE), COSmology and Nuclear

School website: https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/uVYGCGv0oyC1g2KX4uKlS6-?domain=indico.ihep.ac.cn

School Email: nic_school at impcas.ac.cn

Registration deadline: August 30, 2021

A/Prof.  Amanda Karakas
School of Physics and Astronomy
Monash University
Victoria 3800 AUSTRALIA
Ph:  +61 (0)3 9905 4446
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