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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

AI3SD
This email list will support the EPSRC Network+ in AI for Automated Scientific Discovery www.ai3sd.org

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.

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.

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

EPN2024RI-ALLCONTACTS
An email list encompassing all members of the EPN 2024 RI (Europlanet 2024 Research Infrastructure) finance, admin, scientific, Transnational Access leads, all officers (including impact)

EPN2024RI-PMC
Project Management Committee mailing list EPN 2024 RI

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.

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

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

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.

ONEGEOLOGY-ANNOUNCE
This list is used by the OneGeology project to provide updates on the activities of the OneGeology project, including circulation of newsletters, updates to the portal and catalogue, announcements of workshops, and meetings.

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.

PALASS
Network for palaeoeoenvironmental and archaeological scientists based in Scotland

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.

POLYGRAM
Communication among POLYGRAM consortium members

PSDI
For discussions around development of a national data infrastructure for physical science.

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.

SCIENCEINTHEPARK
This list is for members of the public interested in an annual STEM outreach event called "Science in the Park", held at Nottingham's Wollaton Hall in March.

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.

SEOWG
Email list for members of the Space Academic Network (SPAN) Earth Observation Working Group, which will provide a voice for Earth Observation sciences as part of the space-related research in the UK.

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.

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 Extremely Large Telescope program. It will cover relevant news and announcements from the UK and the European Southern Observatory (ESO) 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.

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