NASA Heliophysics Summer School


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The Summer School at a glance

Run by NASA's Living With a Star program and UCAR/CPAESS since 2007, this annual eight-day Summer School focuses on the physics of space weather events that start at the Sun and influence atmospheres, ionospheres and magnetospheres throughout the solar system.

Location: In Person in Boulder, CO from August 14-22, 2024

Open to: For PhD Graduate Students, and 1st and 2nd year Postdoctoral Researchers.

2024 Theme: Comparative Heliophysics

2024 Application deadline has past

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Why attend the Summer School?

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  • Deepen your understanding of how Sun-Earth processes are connected
  • Learn from accomplished faculty using a defined curriculum
  • Meet other early-career scientists from all over the globe
  • Explore professional development opportunities
  • Leave with the resources you need to broaden the scope and impact of your research