Spring 2019 Journals Club Begins February 4

Monday, February 4, 2019

Spring 2019 Journals Club: Mondays from February 4 to April 29

It will meet in Lederle 1033 at 4:00 p.m., with snacks available at 3:45 p.m.

The focus for this semester is "A Review of Cultural Issues Facing Astronomers". Discussion will center around academic, peer-reviewed papers covering the important topics which fundamentally affect how we do astronomy in today's world. Topics include bias, diversity/inclusion, teaching pedagogy, career issues, geographical/laguage barriers, and others. Students will present papers and analysis in 15-20 minute talks.

Schedule: https://www.astro.umass.edu/events/journal-club