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ACSIS
The North Atlantic Climate System Study - ACSIS - is a NERC Long Term Science Multi-Centre (LTSM) Programme, led by the National Centre for Atmospheric Science and delivered by six NERC Centres (NCAS, NOC, BAS, NCEO, CPOM, PML) in collaboration with the UK Met Office. The overarching science objective of ACSIS is: To enhance the UK & 128's capability to detect, attribute and predict changes in the North Atlantic Climate System

ASTRO-EDUCATION
A Physical Sciences LTSN Centre discussion list, for educational issues within the Astronomy Higher Education community. It will also carry announcements of events, publications and other items of interest. Sublist of physsci-education

ASTROCOMMUNITY
Mailing list for the Astro Community

ASTRONOMY-EDUCATION
The list seeks to serve educators, science communicators and those working in the fields of education and public outreach in astronomy related fields, to exchange ideas, best practises and resources.

ASTRONOMY-TEACHING-SCHOOLS
The Astronomy Teaching in Schools mailing list is to be used for the discussion of the practice and theory of astronomy education in UK schools.

ATMOS-DISP
The purpose of this list is for any member to make announcements to further and higher education and the research communities about workshops, seminars, forums, publications, work programmes, projects and gaps in the field of atmospheric dispersion.

BACHOK-ALL
List to support Bachok related communication.

BBS
This is the newsgroup of the British Biophysical Society. The newsgroup email circulates matters of general interest to the Biophysics community in the UK, including conferences, awards, and items in the news. <HTML> This is the newsgroup of the British Biophysical Society. The newsgroup email circulates matters of general interest to the Biophysics community in the UK, including conferences, awards and items in the news. </HTML>

CBL
The Context-Based-Learning (CBL) mailing list is used to discuss and develop ways of renewing and improving the teaching of Physical Sciences in UK Higher Education. The CBL approach uses contexts, storylines and case-studies to present science to students in a way that facilitates learning and increases motivation. Sublist of physsci-education

CHEM-EDUCATION
A discussion list concerned with all educational aspects, set up for UK academics involved in teaching chemistry, particularly at the higher education level. Sublist of physsci-education

CLIMATE-CHANGE-IMPACTS
The Climate Change Impacts mailing list is a forum for discussion of research issues relating to development of climate change impacts assessments. In particular, it promotes information exchange on the development and application of climate change scenarios. It also aims to encourage the wider dissemination of data and research results.

CORROS-L
This list has been retained 07/05/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Corrosion Special Interest mailing List

CREATIVESCIENCE
This list has been retained 13/03/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is used to provide discussion forum and share ideas for fostering of creativity in science teaching in HE.

EM-UK
Electron microscopy community in UK networking list. List members can ask for advice, post job advertisements and advertise meetings/courses.

FORENSIC-EDUCATION
The list of the UK Physical Sciences Centre SIG in Forensic Science to share ideas in teaching and learning.

GALAXYZOO
Announcement list for those assisting astronomers via the Galaxy Zoo project. Primarily used to announce new science results and research opportunites.

GALAXYZOOGH
List of volunteers for the Galaxy Zoo project

GALAXYZOOIQ
List of Galaxy Zoo members

GEODESY
This list is intended to support and promote geodetic research activities in the UK, and is maintained by the Geodesy Group of the British Geophysical Association (see Geophysics List)

GEOGRAPHY-EXTERNAL-EXAMINERS
A mailing list for those interested in being external examiners for taught courses in geography to share opportunities, contribute to discussions and ask questions.

HES
This list has been retained 22/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This aim of this forum is to facilitate the discussion of research in Health and Exercise Sciences. Membership will be given to active researchers working in the health and exercise area. The majority of members will be from universities, though membership will be extended to researchers working in industrial settings. Email postings should either be informative (details of conferences, new posts etc.) or provide discussion (including paper reviews).

HYDROINFORMATICS
This list is used by the European Geophysical Union Hydrological Sciences Sub-Division on Hydroinformatics to make announcements to Further and Higher Education and the research community about its strategy, services, programmes, publications and projects.

ICE2SEA-MEMBERS
Ice2sea is an EU FP7 project with 24 project partners across Europe, co-ordinated by the British Antarctic Survey. It's aim is to improve projections of contributions of continental ice to sea-level rise - over the next 200 years. A primary goal is input into the next International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report.

IDEACETL-NANOTECH
This List is used by those participating in the Nanotechnology Ethics Theme Team of the Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied CETL. Sublist of ideacetl

ILT-FOR-LTS
This list has been retained 25/04/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list ILT-for-LTS seeks to provide support for teachers and share good practice to develop ILT within leisure, tourism and sport.

LOFAR-UKSP-MIST
This list has been retained 07/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This email list is for scientists at LOFAR:UK Consortium institutes interested in discussing the UK perspective on solar physics, solar-terrestrial physics, magnetospheric physics, and ionospheric physics with LOFAR.

LONDONCOSMO
The London Cosmology Group: Observational and Theoretical Cosmologists from University College, Imperial College, Queen Mary College and King's College, London.

MERSENNE
This list seeks to promote informal and open discussion within the community of science, technology and medicine studies. We welcome interdisciplinary contributions that treat these subjects in their cultural and social contexts.

MINPHYS
This list is the electronic information point for the Mineral Physics Group of The Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland. The list is also a forum open to all scientists interested in mineral physics.

MIPO
Mailing list for communication within the MICE International Project Office

NERC-ATMOS
This list is used by NERC Atmospheric science and NCAS to publicise funding opportunities, vacancies and other relevant information. Only the NERC atmospheric science team and NCAS director can post to this list. To contact the list administrators email nerc-atmos-request@jiscmail.ac.uk

NERCSTUDENTSHIPANDTRAININGAWARDS
This listserv will be used to notify the community about NERC studentships and training awards.

OCEAN-COLOUR
ocean-colour has been setup to provide a forum for the discussion of ocean colour airborne/satellite imagery and shipborne measurements. This mailing list is run in conjunction with the Challenger Society for Marine Science (CSMS) / Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society (RSPSoc) Marine Optics Group.

ORACUL
The list is to support Users of the Optimal Retrieval of Aerosols and Clouds (ORAC) algorithm. This is a community code that is used in the UK & Europe.

PASI
Particle Accelerators for Science and Innovation

PHYSICS-EDUCATION
A UK Physical Sciences Centre discussion list, for educational issues within the Physics Higher Education community. It will also carry announcements of events, publications and other items of interest. Sublist of physsci-education.

PHYSSCI-EDUCATION
This list is primarily set up for teachers of the physical sciences UK in higher education. The physical sciences covered include chemistry, physics, astronomy and forensic science. The list is intended to be used for discussion of all topics relating to the teaching of the physical sciences.

PHYSSCI-NEWLECTURER
This list has been retained 22/04/2015. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Networking list for new lecturers in physical sciences.

RADIOPHARMACYUK
This list is for the UK Radiopharmacy Community in NHS and Academic sectors to exchange information

RAPID-GENERAL
This list will be used to support the work of the NERC thematic project "RAPID-WATCH" which is aimed at studying the effects of changes in the Atlantic Thermohaline Circulation.

RAS
Distribution of news on RAS activities (primarily meetings, grant opportunities etc.)

SATELLITE-NAVIGATION
This list is intended to support and promote research and discussion on all subjects related to the use and development of satellite navigation systems, most notably GPS. It is maintained by the Satellite Navigation Group of the Royal Institute of Navigation.

SCI-ED
A forum for discussing and sharing plans, ideas and resources to improve science and interdisciplinary STEM education across the UK, improving information sharing, reducing duplication of effort, and enhancing collaboration. It is aimed at professional development providers, teacher trainers, and those working to improve delivery, policy, research and resources in science and STEM education. Members can post conferences, resources, job adverts, ask questions, identify others working on similar projects etc.

SEA-SITE
Complex relationships between a wide range of factors (e.g. physical, biological and chemical) govern the preservation of marine archaeological sites. Sea-Site aims to encourage multi-disciplinary marine environmental research and fieldwork associated with submerged archaeological sites.

SPACE-WEATHER
This is used to promote programmatic and technical discussion relevant to UK science and engineering research in space weather.

STARLINK
Starlink Software User Support: Starlink's main objectives are to provide and coordinate leading edge interactive data reduction and analysis tools for use in research by UK Astronomy,STP and Solar scientists.

STEMDC-NETWORK
This list is for the wider network of, and information about the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine Disability Advisory Committee (STEMM DAC), a cross-STEMM collaborative group of professional bodies and learned societies that aims to strengthen the inclusion of disabled people in STEMM education and employment.

STI-SSN
A network for museums, universities and archives interested in the history and preservation of science, technology and industry.

TATE-IN-SPACE
The Tate in Space Discussion List is an opportunity to discuss a range of questions including: Why place a Tate in Space?; the search for new audiences; space architecture; space pollution and the practicalities of siting and installing works in zero gravity. Edited highlights from the discussions will be edited and published in archive form on the Tate in Space site. There will be a number of invited respondents to the discussion lists including space artists, writers, scientists, architects as well as curators and art historians.

UK-EELT
The UK-EELT list is a subscription based mailing list to alert members of the UK community on developments of the European Extremely Large Telescope program. It will cover relevant news and announcements from the UK and the European Southern Observatory and other partner countries.

UK-IIOE2
This list will facilitate discussion of plans, collaborations and proposals for UK efforts in the International Indian Ocean Expedition 2. Field campaigns are expected to be within the 2016-2020 time frame.

XAFS-SPECTROSCOPY
This list is designed for users of X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy (XAFS) and is intended to allow for discussion on: improvement of data collection, analysis and integrity; recent theoretical advances; new experimental facilities; and suggestions for hardware/software upgrades.

XL30-USERS
This list has been retained 11/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list XL30 electron microscope to help with technical problems and the spread of infomation about the XL30.

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