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Welcome to the STARFORM research network, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation through it’s Sinergia collaborative projects.

The project started in 2013, 4 post-docs and 2 PhD thesis have been funded within the STARFORM collaboration.

The topics of our project are summarised with the full title:
Star Formation from the Milky Way to the distant Universe:  observations and simulations in the era of millimeter and infrared astronomy.

Star formation is a vibrant field in contemporary astrophysics, combining a rich diversity of physics and chemistry, sophisticated simulations with supercomputers, and cutting edge observational facilities on the ground and in space to tackle both fundamental and complex problems related to the origin of stars and galaxies in our relative neighborhood – the Milky Way galaxy – and in the distant Universe.

–> JOIN the EWASS 2014 : European Week of Astronomy and Space Science
30 June — 4 July 2014, Geneva, Switzerland
Symposium 1:
“Star formation in galaxies: from small to large scales” and many other interesting sessions