MUAN 2016 general information

Welcome to the 8th Mars Upper Atmosphere Network 2016 workshop website


Impotant dates:

Registration by: Friday 2nd September

At your convenience, please send us a title of your contributions. There is NO fee.

The deadline is simply to allow us to create the final program ahead of the meeting.

Meeting dates:

Tues 20th September - Meeting start 13:30 - end 17:00
Weds 21st September - Main meeting day 09:30 - 17:00
Thurs 22nd September - Final (half) day 09:30 - 12:00

The meeting room will be booked and available for the entriety of all three days (09:00 - 17:00).


The MUAN 2016 workshop will be held between Tuesday to Thursday, 20-22 September 2016, at:

Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leicester,

University Rd, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK.


  • Details of how to get to the University of Leicester can be found at campus map.
  • The meeting will take place in UoL room F10/11 (first floor) of the Physics and Astronomy building.
  • Leicester people will be at the main entrance of the Physics and Astronomy building on the first day to help any lost souls.
  • In this link you can find our emails to contact us. We can also send our mobile phone numbers if needed  in a private email. For any doubts, do not hesitate to contact us!

Sustenance (Food/Drink details)

  • For lunch time, there are many options within the University campus. We'll provide more information at the meeting.

  • We will provide morning and afternoon tea/coffee for the three days of the meeting.
  • On Tuesday evening, we plan to have a workshop curry dinner (a typical meal of Leicester).. This is optional and at own cost.  Details will be provided at the meeting


  • Leicester is located 90 miles north of London, UK.
  • Leicester is easily travelled to by train from anywhere within the UK.
  • The most convenient airports for Leicester are, in this order, Birmingham, East Midlands, Luton, Heathrow, Stansted, Gatwick, and Manchester.
  • Please, contact us if assistance is required! We will be happy to help.


Delegates should make their own accommodation arrangements. There are many available options for accommodation in Leicester. We recommend College Court which is part owned by the University of Leicester and is an approximate 15 min walk from the meeting place (The closest accommodation).


IMPORTANT: A special price of 79 £ (B&B) has been booked for our delegates. This is subject to availability. When making your reservation please use Promotion Code 25349.


-  To reach College Court

  • It is located at 30 min walk (1.2 miles) from Leicester train station.
  • "Black cab" taxis are available from the taxi rank at the train station.
  • The no. 44 and 44A buses run regularly between the train station and College Court (located at the corner of Queens Rd and Knighton Rd).  Catch the bus from the bus-stop at the front of the train station, heading south (up the hill).

However, there are also many other good options, such as:


If you have any questions related to the trip to Leicester and/or about the meeting, we will be very happy to help. Just let us know.



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