Yearly Archives: 2019


Start of the IPTA Hackweek in Meudon/FR

The IPTA Hackweek is held at the Paris Observatory site in Meudon on December 9-13, 2019.  The goal of the 2019 IPTA Hackweek is to explore various noise and gravitational wave models using available combined pulsar timing data coming from the various radio telescopes, while at the same time allow a leap in the data combination of new [...]

By | 2020-01-14T09:41:24+00:00 December 9th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off

e-MERLIN Cycle 10 call for proposals

Deadline: Jan 15 2020 e-MERLIN requests proposals from the international astronomical community for observations to be made during Cycle-10. Proposals are competitively peer-reviewed under standard STFC rules by the PATT e-MERLIN Time Allocation Committee. Allocation will be made on the basis of scientific merit and technical feasibility alone. During e-MERLIN operations ~50% of observing time [...]

By | 2019-12-04T10:43:29+00:00 December 4th, 2019|announcement, transnational access|Comments Off

Traineeships in science operations with massive arrays at ASTRON/NL

Two grants for the ASTRON Traineeship in Science Operations with massive arrays available. Deadline for the submission of application is 15 January 2020. The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) and the Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC (JIVE) announce the availability of a minimum of two grants for their Traineeship in Science Operations with massive arrays.  [...]

By | 2019-12-02T08:09:22+00:00 December 2nd, 2019|announcement, press release|Comments Off

14 Bonn workshop on the formation and evolution of neutron stars, 17 February 2020 in Bonn/DE

  The next BONN neutron star workshops will take place on 17 February 2020 in the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomie in Bonn/DE. Like the others before, it aims to bring together observers and theoreticians to exchange and discuss new ideas related to neutron star research in a one-day workshop. The meeting will start [...]

By | 2019-11-21T13:36:26+00:00 November 21st, 2019|press release|Comments Off

International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry (IVS): 2020 General Meeting in Annapolis, MD, USA

The IVS 2020 will take place in Annapolis, MD, USA, March 22-28, 2020. The keynote of the eleventh GM is the improved acuteness with which the new VLBI system is able to observe the system Earth under the theme "VGOS – 20/20 Acuity for VLBI". All IVS Associate Members and individuals who have interests in the application [...]

By | 2019-11-18T10:25:13+00:00 November 18th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off


The Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie (MPIfR) is recruiting up to two postdoctoral researchers in radio astronomy. These positions are based in the Radio Astronomy/VLBI department led by Prof. J. Anton Zensus. The department has a broad research portfolio. Research topics focus on the investigation of compact extragalactic objects (AGN) and their broad-band emission, with a special emphasis on very-high-resolution studies.  These [...]

By | 2019-11-13T09:54:17+00:00 November 13th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off

Job vacancy at ALMA / Santiago de Chile: Postdoctoral Fellows

The Joint ALMA Observatory is offering two postdoctoral fellowship positions to join the ALMA science operations group in Santiago, Chile. ALMA Postdoctoral Fellows will be appointed for a period of three years and will spend 50% of their time dedicated to their personal scientific research. The remaining time will be spent in support of ALMA operations, including observing at [...]

By | 2019-11-13T09:40:56+00:00 November 13th, 2019|announcement, press release|Comments Off

KIPAC PAVES Program: New program for Astrophysics Visitor Exchange at Stanford

A new visitor exchange program at Stanford has been recently initiated. Find more information about the program here. Applications are now open for the first KIPAC PAVES Program, which is aimed at increasing scientific interactions in the areas of ASTROPHYSICS AND COSMOLOGY between members of KIPAC at Stanford University and SLAC, and researchers primarily in CENTRAL AND [...]

By | 2019-11-13T09:22:14+00:00 November 13th, 2019|announcement, press release|Comments Off