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Community

Overview: IPAC enables a number of activities for, and on behalf of, the astronomical community. These include conferences, workshops, white papers, and inputs to the Decadal Surveys.

Community Resources

Science Fellowships
NASA Hubble Fell​owship Program
The NASA Hubble Fellowship Program (NHFP) supports outstanding postdoctoral scientists to pursue independent research in any area of NASA Astrophysics, using theory, observation, experimentation, or instrumental development.
 
IPAC Visiting Graduate Fello​wship
IPAC offers six-month graduate student fellowships, typically taking place during January-July, with some flexibility on the starting and ending dates. The program is designed to allow students from other institutions to visit IPAC-Caltech and perform astronomical research in close association with an IPAC scientist.
Conferences / Workshops

In support of its projects and the research community, IPAC sponsors and organizes talks, meetings, workshops, and conferences to facilitate community planning for future facilities; the exchange of scientific and technical knowledge; and the development of new ideas.

Decadal Survey 2010

In preparation for the Decadal Survey, and in celebration of the 25th anniversary of IRAS, IPAC facilitated a number of activities, including hosting a workshop to discuss strategies and plans for the future of far-infrared space astronomy.

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