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IMPRS/SKIES workshop on Entrepreneurship

The SKIES (SKilled, Innovative and Entrepreneurial Scientists) project is an EU-funded programme involving astronomy and entrepreneurship/industry organisations from Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal and South Africa. The project team organised a workshop on entrepreneurship for PhD students at the university of Heidelberg, Germany in January 2022. IMPRS-Heidelberg These partners collaborate to develop training for astronomy […]Read More

SKIES Portugal: From Academia to the Rest of the World

The SKIES (SKilled, Innovative and Entrepreneurial Scientists) training in Portugal [held in April 2022] aimed at broadening the career perspectives of PhD students in Portugal, by improving their self-awareness and bridging the gap between the skills acquired in academia and those required in industry, private companies and non-research career options. The training, organized by Instituto […]Read More

Meet ONDA DIAS: Watch the Introduction Webinar

Earlier this week, Groundstation.Space hosted the free webinar “Introduction to ONDA DIAS”, in collaboration with Serco. Everyone who is interested in working with Copernicus data was invited to join. Franck Ranera, from SERCO Digital Solutions, explained about the services in ONDA. During the online event Franck shared tips and insights about how to work with […]Read More

ONDA DIAS Skills Workshop

On Tuesday 14 June 2022 Groundstation.Space in collaboration with Serco will host a full-day workshop about using Copernicus data with ONDA DIAS. ONDA is one of five Copernicus Data Information and Access Services (DIAS), providing access to many petabytes of Earth Observation data. About the workshop This workshop is exclusive for SKIES participants and will […]Read More

SKIES: Closing the Skills Gap for Young Researchers

Young astronomy researchers have the opportunity to learn skills that will allow them to bridge the gap between academia and launching their careers in the workforce. Skilled, Innovative and Entrepreneurial Scientists (SKIES) is an ambitious project that offers training for astronomy researchers (PhD candidates and young postdoctoral researchers) in developing new skills, integrating Open Science, […]Read More

SKIES Training and Mentorship Programme South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa, 4-8 April 2022 Instructors:  Lucia Marchetti (UCT), Kechil Kirkham (IDIA/SARAO, SKA), Mark Johnson (SARAO) , Michelle Willebrands (University of Leiden), Katty Hsu (ECE)  with the participation of SARAO, UCT d-school, UCT Research Contracts and Innovation Office and UWC Technology Transfer Office Welcome to the new SKIES Training and Mentorship Programme! On this […]Read More

SKIES Project: Train the Trainer

Developing skilled scientists The EU-funded SKIES project aims to provide for PhD and first year postdoctoral researchers in the field of astronomy with a new set of skills, integrating open science, innovation and entrepreneurship. With this, they will be gaining substantial experience equipping them for a career to fulfil their potential and to contribute to […]Read More