The twin goals of this program are to promote excellence in Rubin-related research by enabling members of the three participating Science Collaboration to dedicate time to preparatory work in advance of the survey starting operations, and to ensure that research opportunities and facilities are accessible on a fair and equitable basis to all Science Collaboration members and to overcome common barriers to entry and participation.

This has been made possible by generous support from the Heising-Simons Foundation for research in galactic and Solar System science, with a particular focus on ensuring equity of opportunity, in keeping with the Foundation's goals.

This 1-year program will fund four key elements:

TVS, SMWLV and SSSC hosted the following joint virtual meeting on Thursday, 29 July 2021 to present this opportunity in more detail.

Introductory session recording

Presentation slides