The European ALMA Regional Centre (ARC) network is launching the new virtual talk series ALMA recounts of Cosmic Conundrums. In every talk of this series a major astronomical question is discussed. The aim of the series is to highlight the unparalleled contribution of ALMA to the broader astronomical landscape and to provide an outlook towards the [...]
The European VLBI Network (EVN) announced the second edition of the series of online seminars “The sharpest view of the radio Universe: VLBI – Connecting Astronomers Worldwide”. The new seminars will start on November 29, 2021 and will be organised around every six weeks, leading up to the organisation of the 2022 EVN Symposium on [...]
EC Webinar session: Avoiding errors in declaring personnel costs in Horizon 2020 grants (2 December 2021)
The EC will hold a webinar on how to correctly declare personnel costs in Horizon 2020: Date: December 2, 2021, 10:00-12:00 CET Find all information here.
The 1st ESFRI Stakeholders Forum Meetup planned to take place on December 8, 2021, in Ljubljana/ Slovenia, as a hybrid event has been postponed due to COVID restrictions. Read more.
Using the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (ESO’s VLT), astronomers have discovered a small black hole outside the Milky Way by looking at how it influences the motion of a star in its close vicinity. This is the first time this detection method has been used to reveal the presence of a black hole [...]
This info day will be held from November 29 to December 1, 2021 and aims to inform (potential) applicants about topics included in the Cluster 4 'Digital, Industry and Space' work programme of 2022. No registration is needed. Under the pillar II of Horizon Europe, Cluster 4 focuses on Digital, Industry and Space and aims to deliver [...]
Access to the 100-m radio telescope of the MPIfR, one of the World's largest fully steerable instrument is open to all qualified astronomers. Use of the instrument by scientists from outside the MPIfR is strongly encouraged. The institute can provide support and advice on project preparation, observation, and data analysis. Access/funding is offered through the [...]
The deadline for the Call for Proposals for ESOF2022 (July 13-16, 2022 in Leiden/NL) has been extended. New deadline: November 30, 2021, 16:00 CET/CEST (15:00 GMT). The main objective of ESOF2022 with the theme “Crossing the borders, engaged science, resilient society” is to strengthen the trust in the various ways society is influenced by science [...]
EC: Apply for the Commission expert group on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender equality in EU R&I
The Commission is launching an Expert Group on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender equality in EU R&I, funded under the ‘Widening participation and strengthening the European Research Area’ 2021 - 2022 Work Programme of Horizon Europe. The group shall deliver a study on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the containment [...]
The Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey (Astro2020) of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences has published its report and the Next Generation Very Large Array (ngVLA) received high priority for new ground-based observatories to be constructed during the coming decade. The report was the culmination of a lengthy process aimed at developing a comprehensive research [...]