The monthly RadioNet Newsletter 05/2020 has been issued today
Read a statement on the status of the SKA Project, written by the SKA DG Prof. Phil Diamond to provide an update to the community on the continued progress of the project throughout the pandemic.
The Synthesis Imaging Workshop (SIW), in its 17th year running, goes virtual for the first time! The Virtual 17th SIW will be held on 29 June - 17 July 2020 and will be broadcast from NRAO, Socorro, New Mexico. The workshop will comprise of lectures on aperture synthesis theory and techniques, a set of practical [...]
The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) published a webpage to raise awareness about some of the gendered impacts that Covid-19 is having on our society. The information draws on EIGE’s existing research and gender statistics to highlight the different realities that women and men could be facing in light of this pandemic. There is [...]
The 15th European VLBI Network (EVN) Symposium and the EVN Users Meeting: Providing the Sharpest View of the Universe was originally planned for July 6-10, 2020, but has been postponed to July 12-16, 2021. The symposium will be hosted by University College Cork/IRL on behalf of the EVN Consortium Board of Directors. The meeting Registration [...]
The 50th edition of the Young European Radio Astronomers Conference (YERAC) has been postponed until the summer of 2021. More information here.
On 14 May 2020 the last round of Calls of the ERC Advanced Grant Calls in H2020 was opened. ERC Advanced Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are already established research leaders with a recognised track record of research achievements. Principal Investigators must demonstrate the ground-breaking [...]
New Call for Proposals to observe with the 40 m radio telescope for the second semester of 2020 in single-dish mode (and VLBI observations not included in the EVN or GMVA calls). Submission deadline: June 17, 2020. Relevant information here. The proposal preparation tool, RAYO, can be accessed here.
The European Commission published in the FAQs section of the Funding & Tenders Opportunities Portal 2 new articles on the interpretation of the rules of the Grant Agreement of H2020 projects during the COVID-19 crisis. Contribution on salaries of researchers for the time they could not work due to the COVID-19 confinement measures If the [...]
The European Commission launched together with several partners a European COVID-19 Data Platform to enable the rapid collection and sharing of available research data. The platform is part of the ERAvsCorona Action Plan and marks another milestone in the EU's efforts to support researchers in Europe and around the world in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak. [...]