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Open Call for Proposals for the East Asian VLBI Network (EAVN) for the 2022A semester

The Call for Proposals for the East Asian VLBI Network (EAVN) for the 2022A semester is open. Submission deadline: November 1, 2021, 8:00 UT   Image: Map: Location of EAVN sites, including the Korea-Japan Correlation Center at KASI (Korea) and Mizusawa VLBI observatory (NAOJ, Japan), overlaid on 'the Blue Marble' image (credit of the ground image: [...]

By | 2021-09-27T08:23:17+00:00 September 27th, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on Open Call for Proposals for the East Asian VLBI Network (EAVN) for the 2022A semester

e-MERLIN Call open for Cycle 13

The e-Merlin call for proposals for Cycle 13 is now open. Details specific to Cycle 13 are available in the Cycle 13 proposal call PDF.  Use the e-MERLIN proposal tool to submit your proposal. Submission deadline: October 27, 2021, at 23:59:59 UT

By | 2021-09-23T09:19:04+00:00 September 23rd, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on e-MERLIN Call open for Cycle 13

Images of a black hole reveal how cosmic beasts change over time

Science.org published on September 23, 2021 an article on how Black holes change over time. In 2017, astrophysicists took the first photo of a black hole, which lies 55 million light-years away from Earth in the Messier 87 (M87) galaxy—and noticed a shadow covering the red-hot plasma flowing into it. Now, for the first time, [...]

By | 2021-09-23T09:09:37+00:00 September 23rd, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on Images of a black hole reveal how cosmic beasts change over time

Most detailed-ever images of galaxies revealed using LOFAR

After almost a decade of work, an international team of astronomers has published the most detailed images yet seen of galaxies beyond our own, revealing their inner workings in unprecedented detail. The images were created from data collected by the Low Frequency Array (LOFAR), a radio telescope built and maintained by ASTRON. LOFAR is a [...]

By | 2021-09-23T09:04:36+00:00 September 23rd, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on Most detailed-ever images of galaxies revealed using LOFAR

EC call Next Generation of Scientific Instrumentation , Tools and Methods (HORIZON-INFRA-2022-TECH-01)

Under the Horizon Europe Framework Programme, the EC will open on January 19, 2022 the call Next generation of scientific instrumentation, tools and methods. This call aims at delivering innovative scientific instrumentation, tools and methods, to advance the state-of-art of European RIs, and to show transformative potential in RIs operation. The related developments should lead RIs to support [...]

By | 2021-09-22T10:24:23+00:00 September 22nd, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on EC call Next Generation of Scientific Instrumentation , Tools and Methods (HORIZON-INFRA-2022-TECH-01)

First call for instrumental teams and observatories to propose VPHG based dispersing elements to be designed and built within ORP

The call is primarily intended to groups within the ORP project, while petitions from externals can also be considered with less priority. To apply, please fill in the form that can be accessed in this link and submit it by email to andrea.bianco@inaf.it and francisco.garzon@iac.es. Deadline for submissions is 8 October 2021.

By | 2021-09-21T11:29:56+00:00 September 21st, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on First call for instrumental teams and observatories to propose VPHG based dispersing elements to be designed and built within ORP

ERC: Preliminary facts and figures on applications for advanced grants 2021

In a press release from Sep 3, 2021, the ERC published preliminary facts on figures on the submitted proposals for advanced grants 2021 . The ERC received 1,735 proposals, a decrease of 35% compared to the 2020 call. Physical Sciences and Engineering attracted the highest number of applications (764). Women submitted 20.8% proposals, which is 1.5% [...]

By | 2021-09-16T14:38:40+00:00 September 16th, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on ERC: Preliminary facts and figures on applications for advanced grants 2021

INAF: 2022A Call for proposals open

The Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica invites scientists to participate in the 2022A Call for proposals of observing time at the national radio telescopes: - the 32-m Medicina antenna - the 32-m Noto antenna INAF plans to award for the next semester 2022A:  Medicina: 2500 hours  Noto: 2000 hours These amounts might be subject to modification, due to maintenance [...]

By | 2021-09-13T08:50:54+00:00 September 13th, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on INAF: 2022A Call for proposals open

Cycle 8 2021 ACA Supplemental Call for Proposals is now open

The Joint ALMA Observatory (JAO) is now accepting observing proposals for Cycle 8 that request to use the Atacama Compact Array (ACA) in stand-alone mode. Instructions on how to submit proposals can be found on the Cycle 8 Supplemental Call web page. Users of any nationality or affiliation are invited to submit proposals before the deadline [...]

By | 2021-09-09T08:26:43+00:00 September 9th, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on Cycle 8 2021 ACA Supplemental Call for Proposals is now open

PhD positions at the International Max Planck Research School for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Bonn Cologne

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Astronomy & Astrophysics is a joint structured doctoral program by the Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomy (MPIfR, Bonn) and the Universities of Bonn and Cologne. Several Ph.D. positions are available for talented students who are about to finish their Master's (or equivalent) degree in Physics or Astrophysics. [...]

By | 2021-09-07T12:04:21+00:00 September 7th, 2021|announcement|Comments Off on PhD positions at the International Max Planck Research School for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Bonn Cologne