MWGaiaDN Induction School

Europe/Amsterdam
PLNT Leiden

PLNT Leiden

Langegracht 70, 2312 NV Leiden
Anthony Brown (Sterrewacht)
Description

Introductory school for the PhD students from the MWGaiaDN network. The school is also open to a limited number of participants from outside the network

The school programme consists of:

  • Lectures on the Gaia mission and the data in the Gaia archive
  • Turorials on using the Gaia archive and the Gaia selection function
  • During unconference sessions participants work on short scientific projects, using the Gaia data and with expert help available.
  • Training on public engagement and outreach

More details on the programme can be found in the attached programme notes below.

Participants should make their own travel and accommodation arrangements. There is no registration fee for this school. MWGaiaDN covers the costs for the venue and also for the catering (lunches, coffee/tea) throughout the event.

 

MWGaiaDN is a Horizon Europe Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Doctoral Network funded under grant agreement no. 101072454. 

The tutorial on the Gaia selection function is provided by the GaiaUnlmiited project which is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement No 101004110.

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Participants
  • Alejandro Martín Escabia
  • Alessio Liberatori
  • Alfred Castro Ginard
  • Anthony Brown
  • Antonella Vallenari
  • Artem Lutsenko
  • Carine Babusiaux
  • Chloé Padois
  • Csilla Kalup
  • Daisuke Kawata
  • Daniel del Ser Badia
  • David Hobbs
  • Despina Hatzidimitriou
  • Devika Parathattil Babu
  • Friedrich Anders
  • Gabriel Rodríguez Moris
  • Ioannis Kallimanis
  • Isabella Henum
  • Konstantinos Zafeiropoulos
  • Liantsoa Finaritra Randrianjanahary
  • Marc del Alcázar i Julià
  • Marie Schölch
  • Mercè Romero-Gómez
  • Natsuki Funakoshi
  • Nicholas Walton
  • Pedro Russo
  • Sagar Malhotra
  • Sergei Klioner
  • Sonia Anton
  • Stefan Jordan
  • Thomas Hajnik
  • Timo Prusti
  • Tineke Roegiers
  • Toni Sagristà Sellés
  • Tristan Cantat-Gaudin
  • Uma Cladellas Sanjuan
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Anthony Brown
    • 9:00 AM 9:45 AM
      Opening
      Convener: Anthony Brown (Sterrewacht)
      • 9:00 AM
        Registration, name tags, etc 30m

        Participants arrive, register, and receive their name tags.

      • 9:30 AM
        Welcome, Introduction 15m
        Speaker: Anthony Brown (Sterrewacht)
    • 9:45 AM 11:00 AM
      Pitch cards

      One-slide, two-minute intro by each participant

      Convener: Anthony Brown (Sterrewacht)
    • 11:00 AM 11:30 AM
      Coffee/tea 30m
    • 11:30 AM 12:30 PM
      Lectures: Introduction to Gaia
      Convener: Dr Timo Prusti
      • 11:30 AM
        Gaia mission, survey strategy, instruments 1h

        Introduction to the Gaia mission, the survey, and the Gaia instruments.

        Speaker: Dr Timo Prusti (ESA)
    • 12:30 PM 1:30 PM
      Lunch 1h
    • 1:30 PM 3:00 PM
      Tutorials: Gaia archive tutorial

      Tutorials on the Gaia archive and Gaia selection function, including hands-on components.

      Conveners: Dr Carine Babusiaux (Université Grenobles Alpes), Dr Jos de Bruijne (ESA)
    • 3:00 PM 3:30 PM
      Coffee/tea 30m
    • 3:30 PM 5:00 PM
      Sprint time: Sprint session 1

      Participants work on their projects

    • 9:00 AM 10:30 AM
      Lectures: Gaia data products 1
      • 9:00 AM
        Gaia astrometric data 45m

        Gaia astrometric data: astrometry basics, reference frame, epoch astrometry, etc

        Speaker: Dr Sergei Klioner (TU Dresden)
      • 9:45 AM
        Gaia astrophysical data 45m
        Speaker: Dr Antonella Vallenari (Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica - Padova)
    • 10:30 AM 11:00 AM
      Coffee/tea 30m
    • 11:00 AM 12:30 PM
      Lectures: Gaia data products 2
    • 12:30 PM 1:30 PM
      Lunch 1h
    • 1:30 PM 3:00 PM
      Tutorials: Gaia selection function tools

      Tutorials on the Gaia archive and Gaia selection function, including hands-on components.

      Conveners: Dr Alfred Castro-Ginard (Leiden University), Dr Tristan Cantat-Gaudin (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy)
    • 3:00 PM 3:30 PM
      Coffee/tea 30m
    • 3:30 PM 5:00 PM
      Sprint time: Sprint session 2

      Participants work on their projects

    • 9:00 AM 10:15 AM
      Lectures: Future astrometry missions
      Convener: Anthony Brown (Sterrewacht)
      • 9:00 AM
        The GaiaNIR mission 45m
        Speaker: Dr David Hobbs (Lunds Universitet)
      • 9:45 AM
        The JASMINE mission 30m
        Speaker: Dr Daisuke Kawata (University College London)
    • 10:15 AM 10:30 AM
      MWGaiaDN topics: Outreach plans
      Convener: Anthony Brown (Sterrewacht)
    • 10:30 AM 11:00 AM
      Coffee/tea 30m
    • 11:00 AM 12:30 PM
      Sprint time: Sprint session 3

      Participants work on their projects

    • 12:30 PM 1:30 PM
      Lunch 1h
    • 1:30 PM 3:00 PM
      Sprint time: Sprint session 4

      Participants work on their projects

    • 3:00 PM 3:30 PM
      Coffee/tea 30m
    • 3:30 PM 5:00 PM
      Sprint time: Sprint session 5

      Participants work on their projects

    • 9:00 AM 10:30 AM
      Project wrap ups: Session 1

      Students make short presentations on the project they worked on during the week.

    • 10:30 AM 11:00 AM
      Coffee/tea 30m
    • 11:00 AM 12:30 PM
      Project wrap ups: Session 2

      Students make short presentations on the project they worked on during the week.

    • 12:30 PM 1:30 PM
      Lunch 1h
    • 1:30 PM 3:00 PM
      Public Engagement and Outreach: Session 1

      Training on public engagement and outreach provided by the Science and Society group from Leiden Observatory

      Convener: Pedro Russo (Leiden University)
    • 3:00 PM 3:30 PM
      Coffee/tea 30m
    • 3:30 PM 5:00 PM
      Public Engagement and Outreach: Session 2

      Training on public engagement and outreach provided by the Science and Society group from Leiden Observatory

      Convener: Pedro Russo (Leiden University)
    • 9:30 AM 11:00 AM
      Public Engagement and Outreach: Session 3

      Training on public engagement and outreach provided by the Science and Society group from Leiden Observatory

      Conveners: Stefan Jordan (ARI/ZAH/Heidelberg University), Toni Sagristà Sellés (ARI/ZAH/Heidelberg University)
    • 11:00 AM 11:30 AM
      Coffee/tea 30m
    • 11:30 AM 1:00 PM
      Public Engagement and Outreach: Session 4

      Training on public engagement and outreach provided by the Science and Society group from Leiden Observatory

      Conveners: Stefan Jordan (ARI/ZAH/Heidelberg University), Toni Sagristà Sellés (ARI/ZAH/Heidelberg University)
    • 1:00 PM 2:00 PM
      Lunch 1h