Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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Astronomy and Astrophysics

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

Conduct research at the Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies (DIAS) within an appropriate area of specialization. Scholar would be expected to participate in or attend most School activities during this period (e.g. seminars, conferences etc.), interact with other research staff, and give lectures/seminars in DIAS/local universities.

Grant Length
6 months
Grant Dates

September 2021 or January 22 (Flexible) 

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

Preferred areas of specialization:

  1. Star and planet formation
  2. Solar physics and space weather
  3. Planetary magnetospheres
  4. Low frequency radio astronomy (including LOFAR)
  5. Photo-ionisation regions and wind bubbles around massive stars
  6. Microwave kinetic induction detectors for astronomical purposes
Special Features

The School of Cosmic Physics runs the historic Dunsink Observatory (where William Rowan Hamilton worked) and fellows may avail of accommodation in the Observatory.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, except early career
Number of Grants
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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