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Discs in Astrophysics

6th April 1998 to 8th April 1998

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Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

The Dynamics of Astrophysical Discs

5 January - 3 July 1998

Organisers: J Goodman (Princeton); JCB Papaloizou (QMW); JE Pringle (Cambridge); JA Sellwood (Rutgers)

A Newton Institute Workshop on

Discs in Astrophysics

6 - 8 April 1998

Complete Programme

This workshop, directed towards advanced graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and researchers is intended to bring together scientists interested in physical processes that occur in Astrophysical discs. Hydromagnetic processes, turbulence, and external forcing will be considered. Discs in the context of active galactic nuclei, galaxy discs, protostars and close binary systems will be discussed.

Organising Committee: J Goodman (Princeton), J Papaloizou (QMW), J Pringle (Cambridge), J Sellwood (Rutgers)

Participants :  M Abramowicz(*), J Binney(*), A Brandenburg, C Gammie, J Heyvaerts, JP Lasota(*), S Lubow, P Maloney, G Ogilvie, C Parnell(*), S Sridhar, C Terquem, A Whitworth(*), G Wynn(*).

Invited speaker(*)

Applications: The workshop will take place at the Newton Institute and accommodation for participants will be provided at Wolfson Court, adjacent to the Institute. The conference package costs £200 which includes registration fees, accommodation, breakfast and evening meals plus lunch and refreshments during the days that the workshop takes place.

Further Information and Application Forms: Completed application forms should be sent to Heather Hughes at the above address.

**Closing Date for the receipt of applications is 17 December 1997**

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