News & Events
— May 17, 2019

Europlanet Webinar: Volcanism on Io 3rd June, 14:30 GMT / 15: 30 CET (This webinar has been rescheduled from  25th March) Register on Zoom For our June Webinar, Dr Ashley Davies will tell us how volcanoes helped transform the surfaces of the Earth, the other terrestrial planets, and the Moon. The biggest volcanic eruptions in […]


— May 13, 2019

Inspiring Stories – Doodling for Science In this EPEC Inspiring Outreach Story, Zach Dickeson of the Natural History Museum & Birkbeck, University of London in the UK, tells us how he draws inspiration from the planets! As scientists, we are passionate about the work we do and the discoveries being made in our field, but […]


— April 30, 2019

Interview with Amelia Ortiz-Gil, Europlanet Prize Winner 2019 In this interview, we ask our Europlanet Prize Winner 2019, Amelia Ortiz-Gil, about the inspirations and motivations behind her work in outreach and her ambitions to make astronomy more accessible, both within the community and to wider society. When did you first become interested in astronomy? “I […]


— April 30, 2019

Europlanet Prize for Public Engagement 2019 awarded to Dr Amelia Ortiz-Gil The 2019 Europlanet Prize for Public Engagement with Planetary Science has been awarded to Dr Amelia Ortiz-Gil in recognition of her pioneering work in developing educational and outreach resources for people with a range of physical and cognitive special needs. Dr Ortiz-Gil has more […]


— April 29, 2019

Europlanet Webinar: Volcanism and Mars Monday 13th May at 13:00 BST / 14: 00 CEST with Dr Petr Brož, Researcher in the Department of Geodynamics at the Institute of Geophysics of the Czech Academy of Sciences and EPEC Outreach Working Group Chair. Mars is a terrestrial planet whose surface was significantly modified by the volcanic activity throughout its […]