Event Type

Habitability below the ice line

Event Dates

Registration and abstract submission is now open for the 8th Astrobiology Society of Britain Conference that is being hosted by Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom on the 25-26th April 2019.

The two day conference aims to promote discussion on UK astrobiology. Abstracts for oral and poster presentations will be accepted in ALL aspects of Astrobiology (including research, applied impact and outreach). The keynote theme is 'The habitability of cold and icy environments', aiming to facilitate discussion between planetary scientists and researchers within the terrestrial cryosphere.

There will be a linked UK Space Agency sponsored early career event for PhD students/early career scientists on the afternoon of Wed 24th April, where representatives from different sectors of the UK Space sector (academia, government, industry) will discuss their different career pathways, alongside a workshop to develop key skills for effectively communicating science to different audiences and media.

PhD students will receive a discounted conference registration fee if they submit an abstract for a talk or poster. Accommodation subsidies will also be available for those attending the early career event. See website above for further details.

Abstract deadline: 20th March 2019.