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Childcare Grants in Support of LSST Meeting Participation

April 4, 2024

LSST Discovery Alliance is providing grants to support the costs of childcare related to participation in Rubin LSST conferences and meetings, thanks to the generous…

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Former DSFP Graduate Student Fellows Join the Faculty Ranks

April 3, 2024

Four former fellows in the Data Science Fellowship Program (DSFP) have been hired as assistant professors in 2023! The DSFP is a graduate training program…

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Meet Tiffany Nichols – Catalyst Fellow

April 1, 2024

The LSST-DA Catalyst Fellowship is a unique prize postdoctoral fellowship program, funded by the John Templeton Foundation. This fellowship aims to realize the full impact…

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Hiring a Director for Strategic Engagement

January 9, 2024

LSST Discovery Alliance is hiring a Director for Strategic Engagement to play a leading role in developing and nurturing relationships and networks with the people…

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IAU Travel Fund for African Astronomers

November 7, 2023

Every three years, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) organizes a General Assembly (GA) where thousands of astronomers meet to discuss progress in their scientific field.…

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Please welcome our 2023 Catalyst Fellows

October 20, 2023

The second cohort of LSST Discovery Alliance Catalyst Fellows funded by the John Templeton Foundation has begun! The Catalyst Fellowship aims to realize the full…

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LSSTC is now LSST Discovery Alliance

September 8, 2023

Same organization. New name. Same programs (for now). Clarified mission.  Our goal is to maximize the impact of Rubin LSST through support from member institutions,…

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Spring 2023 Newsletter

September 7, 2023

Program Updates LINCC Frameworks Incubators The LINCC Frameworks Incubators program (or “LINCCubators” as we have come to know it) is designed to accelerate scientific discoveries…

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Rubin LSST Software Infrastructure White Paper 

July 14, 2023

We are happy to share a draft community white paper on cross-cutting analysis software needs that will support a wide range of early LSST science cases. This…

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Welcome Our New Board Chair and Vice Chair

May 14, 2023

Starting May 1, 2023, the LSSTC Executive Board of Directors will have a new chair and co-chair. Michael Wood-Vasey from the University of Pittsburgh is…

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Pilot Program Offers Childcare Grants to Scientists in 2023

January 18, 2023

The LSST Corporation (LSSTC) and the IceCube Collaboration (IceCube) are pleased to announce a pilot childcare support program generously funded by the Heising-Simons Foundation. The partnership pilot…

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Meet the Inaugural Catalyst Fellowship Cohort

September 7, 2022

The first cohort of LSST Discovery Alliance Catalyst Fellows funded by the John Templeton Foundation has begun! Read the press release. The Catalyst Fellowship aims to realize…

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