The Young European Radio Astronomy Conference has been held almost every year since 1968.
Graduate students and early-career postdocs from all over Europe meet for a few days to
give presentations. 'Europe' generally includes any country from Russia in the East to Portugal
in the west, plus affiliates of the European VLBI Network,
RadioNet or other current bodies. YERAC covers
all aspects of radio astronomy, from the Sun out to the cosmic microwave background, from stars
and planets to the most distant galaxies, using single dish and interferometric techniques,
models and theoretical work. YERAC is especially valuable in forging pan-European links
between new astronomers which frequently lead to fruitful collaborations over many decades.
The purpose of YERAC is for undergraduate, graduate and young post-doctoral students
in radio astronomy to meet each other and present their work. For many of the participants,
YERAC is in fact their first international meeting, and it provides them with a good
opportunity to get practice giving talks about their research. The main sessions are therefore
exclusively for their talks and posters, although a few more experienced researchers are present
to answer questions and hold a surgery on presentation techniques or other assistance as required.
The contributions will be published electronically. Participation in YERAC is by invitation.
Invitations are sent out to European institutions and universities. In general, Directors of these
institutes should nominate participants.
Please download the official YERAC 2010 poster (A3 pdf 40Mb,
A4 jpeg 1Mb)
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