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New ORP Multi-Facility call for proposals

ORP is pleased to announce the launch of the new ORP Multi-Facility call for proposals. This call for proposals invites astronomers from diverse fields to submit observation proposals using multiple observatories for the same scientific project. Assistance is available to support the submission of multi-wavelength proposals. This initiative aligns with ORP's commitment to advance collaborative and [...]

By | 2024-02-29T09:55:49+00:00 February 29th, 2024|announcement|Comments Off on New ORP Multi-Facility call for proposals

Farewell to René Vermeulen

Dear members of the RadioNet community, I am writing to inform you of an important transition within our organization. René Vermeulen, Director of ILT, the ASTRON Radio Observatory department, and founding Director of the recently launched LOFAR ERIC, will be retiring from his duties with effect from March 1, 2024. René has been a pillar [...]

By | 2024-02-28T09:43:43+00:00 February 28th, 2024|announcement|Comments Off on Farewell to René Vermeulen

100-m Effelsberg radio telescope: Open call for proposals

The call for proposals of the 100-m radio telescope (Effelsberg/DE) of the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy is open. Access/funding is offered through the ORP project. Submission deadline: Deadline 30 May 2024 (15:00 UT) Image: © N. Tacken (MPIfR)

By | 2024-02-26T14:34:12+00:00 February 26th, 2024|announcement|Comments Off on 100-m Effelsberg radio telescope: Open call for proposals

LOFAR ERIC officially launched

LOFAR ERIC (European Research Infrastructure Consortium) has been officially launched at its first Council meeting in January 2024. LOFAR ERIC is set up with a long-term perspective and will provide transparent access to a wide range of science research services for the European and global community. LOFAR ERIC will facilitate access through its user-friendly publicly [...]

By | 2024-02-26T08:09:42+00:00 February 26th, 2024|announcement|Comments Off on LOFAR ERIC officially launched

UKSRC: New Monthly Webinar Series

The UK SKA Regional Centre (UKSRC) is launching a monthly webinar series. The talks will focus on topics related to UKSRC and SKAO including among other things demonstrator cases, SKA science topics, career pathways; relevant software; tools and data; SKAO Science Data Challenges and project updates. The Webinar Series kickoff will take place on 7 [...]

By | 2024-02-22T14:21:03+00:00 February 22nd, 2024|announcement|Comments Off on UKSRC: New Monthly Webinar Series

COPOUS puts satellite constellations’ impact on astronomy on the agenda

The Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UN COPUOS) has agreed to include the item “Dark and Quiet Skies, astronomy and large constellations: addressing emerging issues and challenges” on its agenda for the next five years. Read here the SKAO press release.

By | 2024-02-19T08:25:54+00:00 February 19th, 2024|announcement|Comments Off on COPOUS puts satellite constellations’ impact on astronomy on the agenda

IRAM call is open for observing proposals for NOEMA interferometer and the 30-meter telescope

IRAM call is open for observing proposals for NOEMA interferometer and the 30-meter telescope The call on the IRAM telescopes NOEMA interferometer and 30-meter telescope for the summer semester 2024 is open, with the proposal submission deadline 14 March 2024, 17:00 CET (UT + 1 hour) For both observatories, the scheduling period is 01 June [...]

By | 2024-02-06T09:11:12+00:00 February 6th, 2024|announcement|Comments Off on IRAM call is open for observing proposals for NOEMA interferometer and the 30-meter telescope

ESFRI Report on Access to Research Infrastructures and Charter on Access to RIs published

There are still challenges to broader and effective access to Research Infrastructures (RIs). The objectives of the ESFRI (European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures) are to identify these challenges, propose ways to address them and propose orientations for the revision of the European Charter of Access to Research Infrastructures. To this end, the ESFRI Drafting [...]

By | 2024-01-25T10:08:05+00:00 January 25th, 2024|announcement|Comments Off on ESFRI Report on Access to Research Infrastructures and Charter on Access to RIs published

100-m Effelsberg radio telescope: Open call for proposals

The call for proposals of the 100-m radio telescope (Effelsberg/DE) of the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy is open. Access/funding is offered through the ORP project. Submission deadline: Deadline 5 February 2024 (15:00 UT) Image: © N. Tacken (MPIfR)

By | 2024-01-23T12:39:19+00:00 January 23rd, 2024|announcement|Comments Off on 100-m Effelsberg radio telescope: Open call for proposals