Monthly Archives: May 2017

The interim Evaluation of Horizon2020 – published

A new assessment of the first years of Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme, shows that it is on track to help create jobs and growth, tackle our biggest societal challenges and improve people's lives. Horizon 2020 has clear European added value by producing demonstrable benefits compared to national or regional-level support, but [...]

By | 2017-06-09T09:23:53+00:00 May 31st, 2017|announcement, press release|Comments Off

HI absorption 2017: a workshop on the status of and preparation for the upcoming surveys

The workshop covers science topics that can be addressed using HI absorption (intervening and associated), including what we can learn about the feedback effects of AGNs on galaxy evolution, the properties of the ISM of galaxies at higher redshift, and the cosmic evolution of HI. The aim is to discuss the current state of affairs [...]

By | 2017-06-20T08:49:37+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

The Labyrinth of the Unexpected

About every 5 years in the village of Kerastari (Greece) experts in radio astronomy from all around the world meet to discuss their latest scientific discoveries and astronomical techniques. Today starts the workshop to explore how radio astronomy has enabled flexible processing environments that are opening new windows on the Universe (discovery of FRBs is [...]

By | 2017-05-29T09:06:16+00:00 May 29th, 2017|announcement, meetings|Comments Off

First policy meeting of RadioNet

The RadioNet community has passed one year without external funding, during which  the most crucial activities, such as Transnational Access to infrastructures and networking activities, such as the YERAC conference, could still be ensured. Moreover, during that year, the executives proposed a continuation of the RadioNet funding to the EC. This proposal has been successful [...]

By | 2017-05-23T19:53:21+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|meetings, press release|Comments Off

EVN & GMVA Technical Group Meeting

The Technical and Operations Group (TOG) is made up of the personnel at the European VLBI Network (EVN) stations who provide the technical and operational expertise for operating the EVN as a VLBI array. The GMVA Technical Group  (GTG) provide service to Global Millimetre VLBI Array (GMVA), which combines European and US telescopes, and ALMA [...]

By | 2017-05-22T11:22:16+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

The CASA-VLBI workshop will take place from 2-6 October at JIVE in Dwingeloo

Following several years of development, the VLBI toolkit for the CASA package is ready to meet the users. For this purpose, JIVE is organising a RadioNet training event on 2-6 October 2017 in Dwingeloo. This will be a highly interactive workshop, where participants are trained in the use of the new tools, expected to apply them to a dataset of their [...]

By | 2017-05-18T10:01:25+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

EVN Call for proposals – deadline June 1, 2017

Observing proposals are invited for the EVN, a VLBI network of radio telescopes spread throughout Europe and beyond, operated by an international consortium of institutes ( The observations may be conducted with disk recording (standard EVN) or in real-time (e-VLBI). The EVN facility is open to all astronomers. Use of the Network by astronomers not [...]

By | 2017-05-11T13:31:46+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Effelsberg Call for Proposals – Deadline 01 June 2017 (15:00 UT)

Observing proposals are invited for the Effelsberg 100-meter Radio Telescope of the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR). The Effelsberg telescope is one of the World's largest fully steerable instruments. This extreme- precision antenna is used exclusively for research in radio astronomy, both as a stand-alone instrument as well as for Very Long Baseline [...]

By | 2017-05-11T13:16:12+00:00 May 11th, 2017|press release, transnational access, Uncategorized|Comments Off

Seventh European Radio Interferometry School 16 – 20 October 2017 in Dwingeloo

Seventh ERIS will provide a week of lectures and tutorials on how to achieve scientific results from radio interferometry. The topics covered by the lectures/tutorials will include: Calibration and imaging of continuum, spectral line, and polarisation data; Low-freq. (LOFAR domain), high-freq. (ALMA/IRAM domain), and VLBI-interferometry; • Extracting information from the data and interpreting the results; [...]

By | 2017-05-11T12:49:43+00:00 May 11th, 2017|announcement, meetings|Comments Off