Yearly Archives: 2021

/2021

Article on the ORP project in the EU Research & Innovation Magazine Horizon

The EU Research & Innovation Magazine Horizon published on December 8, 2021 an article on the ORP project with the title Is Europe entering a golden age of astronomy? (by Gareth Willmer). Read the full article on the Horizon Magazine website here. Image: © vchal, Shutterstock

By | 2021-12-14T09:37:05+00:00 December 14th, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on Article on the ORP project in the EU Research & Innovation Magazine Horizon

Study “Strong-field Gravity Tests with the Double Pulsar” published in journal Physical Review X

Researchers at The University of Manchester have helped conduct a 16-year long experiment to challenge Einstein’s theory of general relativity. The international team including scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, The University of British Columbia and The University of East Anglia looked to the stars through seven radio telescopes across the globe [...]

By | 2021-12-14T08:52:12+00:00 December 14th, 2021|announcement, press release|Comments Off on Study “Strong-field Gravity Tests with the Double Pulsar” published in journal Physical Review X

EC: Info-days for EU Missions to take place between 18 and 19 January 2022

The European Commission has announced dedicated Info-Days for the EU Missions to be held virtually between January 18 and 19, 2022. EU Missions are an additional part of the Horizon Europe research and innovation programme for 2021-2027 aiming to address some of the greatest challenges facing our society. Full information here.

By | 2021-12-13T14:22:56+00:00 December 13th, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on EC: Info-days for EU Missions to take place between 18 and 19 January 2022

ESCAPE Virtual Observatory School – 2nd Edition, February 22 – March 4, 2022

ESCAPE is organising its second international Virtual Observatory School as a hybrid meeting at the Observatoire Astronomique de Strasbourg/France and online (Zoom), from February 22 – March 4, 2022. Participation will be restricted to a limited number of participants, 25 at site and 25 remotely. Please apply latest December 10, 2021. Find full information here.

By | 2021-12-09T12:15:24+00:00 December 9th, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on ESCAPE Virtual Observatory School – 2nd Edition, February 22 – March 4, 2022

Virtual session: Women’s Movements in African Science, Technology, and Innovation, Dec 9, 2021

On December 9, 2021, 9:00 ECT, the virtual session Women's Movements in African Science, Technology, and Innovation virtual session will take place. This session aims to give more visibility to different woman's movements in the fields of science, technology, and innovation, and to get their recommendations regarding the needed policy support instruments. These recommendations will [...]

By | 2021-12-09T09:11:44+00:00 December 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Virtual session: Women’s Movements in African Science, Technology, and Innovation, Dec 9, 2021

Africa Millimetre Telescope greenlighted thanks to guarantee from Radboud University

Thanks to a guarantee from Radboud University, the start of the Africa Millimetre Telescope (AMT) (verwijst naar een andere website) project has been greenlighted. The project aims to realise a radio telescope in Namibia. In addition, Radboud University guarantees a scientific and technical contribution to the EHT consortium for the next ten years. Read here [...]

By | 2021-11-29T10:49:28+00:00 November 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Africa Millimetre Telescope greenlighted thanks to guarantee from Radboud University