Magnetosphere, Ionosphere and Solar-Terrestrial

About MIST

MIST is the community of Magnetosphere, Ionosphere and Solar-Terrestrial researchers working in the United Kingdom. We represent the interests of MIST scientists and hold meetings to showcase MIST science twice a year.

  • News: News relevant to members of the MIST community.
  • Science: MIST science nuggets, as well as briefing papers designed to introduce policymakers to our research.
  • Meetings: Details of upcoming MIST meetings and summer schools, as well as the list of past MIST meetings.
  • Community: Find out about MIST researchers through the UK, MIST Council, MIST's mailing list, as well as the MIST Charter and history of the organisation.
  • Awards: The awards that MIST researchers are eligible for, alongside a list of those who have been honoured.

MIST Council nominations are now open!

We would like to invite nominations for members of MIST Council. There are two positions available and elected candidates would join Ian McCrea, Sarah Badman, Jonny Rae, and Jasmine Sandhu as councillors for a three year term.

It is important that the council is representative of our community and all members (research scientists, academic staff, students, postdocs, etc.) are eligible to stand. If you would like to find out more about what is involved please get in touch with a member of the council or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you would like to stand for election or you are nominating someone else (with their agreement) please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday 18 May. If there are more than two nominations we will carry out an online vote as in previous years. Please include a brief introduction with your nomination, in the form of ~100-150 words on your research interests and motivation for standing for Council, that can be circulated to the MIST list and posted online.

We look forward to welcoming the elected members onto the council!