Cordis (EU Reasearch Results) has nominated jointly RadioNet and BlackHoleCam as EU-Project-of-the-month, for their contribution to the image of the black hole. The ERC funden BlackHoleProject played a maor role in the EHT collabroation, whereas RadioNet helped Europe maintain and develop cutting-edge radio astronomy infrastructure that led to this fantastic achievement. Read more
e-MERLIN requests proposals from the international astronomical community for observations to be made during Cycle-9. The full call for proposals, including technical specifications is available here. e-MERLIN is partially supported via the RadioNet Transnational Access activity via the EU Horizon 2020 programme RadioNet. This activity provides travel support for eligible e-MERLIN users. For further information or contact e-MERLIN [...]
Vacant positions at IRAM Granada/ES: Postdoctoral Researchers in mm astronomy at the 30-meter telescope
IRAM invites applications for two postdoctoral research positions at IRAM/Granada. Review of applications will begin in July 2019. The appointments are initially for one and for two years, with the possibility of extension to a further year each. Applications should be sent as one pdf file to the IRAM personnel department, inquiries should be addressed to the station [...]
A Centenary of Astrophysical Jets: Observation, Theory, and Future Prospects, 23-26 July 2019 at Jodrell Bank Observatory, UK – 3. announcement
This conference will bring together multi-wavelength observers and theorists to review the progress made over the past century in our attempts to understand jets on all scales and to discuss the prospects for future research on jets at a time when major new facilities, such as SKA and JWST, are on the horizon. Registration and Abstract [...]
Toruń Summer School 2019: Polarimetry as a diagnostic tool in astronomy is to introduce to the participants the polarimetric basics and the modern techniques and instrumentation. During one week school, the world-class experts on polarimetry will give lectures and hands-on sessions on the following topics: an introduction to polarimetry, instruments and observational techniques, methods, principles, errors calculation [...]
ALMA 2019 will take place in Cagliari/IT on October 14-18, 2019. Find here the registration page. Registration is now open here. Deadline for abstract submission: May 15, 2019.
The EVN facility is open to all astronomers. Astronomers with limited or no VLBI experience are particularly encouraged to apply for observing time. Student proposals are judged favorably by the EVN Programme Committee. Support with proposal preparation, scheduling, correlation, data reduction and analysis can be requested at the Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC (JIVE). Proposal [...]
The 8th International VLBI Technology Workshop will be hosted by CSIRO Australia Telescope National Facility & will take place from November 18 to 20, 2019, at ATNF headquarters in Marsfield, Sydney. Registration Deadline is November 1, 2019. More information here.
Next ESOF2020 conference will take place in Trieste/Italy, 5-9 July 2020. The ESOF (EuroScience Open Forum) is a biennial, interdisciplinary, pan-European, general science meeting and debate involving researchers, politicians, innovators, industry, science journalists and the media. Submissions are open until June 15 2019. More details here.
Apply for a postdoctoral research position at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía-CSIC in Granada, Spain. Deadline for applications is May 3, 2019. More information here.