The International LOFAR Telescope (ILT) is a powerful next-generation radio telescope for frequencies below 240 MHz that offers revolutionary new observing capabilities thanks to its phased-array technology with digital beam-forming. LOFAR delivers correlated visibility data for synthesis imaging, plus in/coherently added single and multiple station data (several beam-formed modes) as well as transient buffer read-out, [...]
Brexit Preparedness: European Commission adopts final set of “no-deal” contingency measures for Erasmus+ students, social security coordination rules and the EU budget Brussels, 30 January 2019 European Commission - Press release Given the increasing risk that the United Kingdom may leave the EU on 30 March this year without a deal (a “no-deal” scenario), the [...]
RadioNet is the main sponsors of the conference A Centenary of Astrophysical Jets: Observation, Theory, & Future Prospects, which will take place on 23-26 July 2019 in Jodrell Bank. The RadioNet infrastructures (e-MERLIN, EVN, LOFAR) as well as beneficiaries have contributed immensely towards the scientific inquiry into astrophysical jets over the past decades. The conference [...]
Call for Proposals on IRAM Telescopes is open. The deadline for submission of observing proposals on IRAM telescopes, both the NOEMA interferometer and the 30-meter telescope, covering the scheduling period 1 June to 30 November 2019, is 14 March 2019, 17:00 CET (UT + 1 hour). IRAM proposals should be submitted through the Proposal Management [...]
The First CTA Symposium is “Science opportunities with CTA” and will take place in Bologna 6-9 May 2019. The first symposium will focus on the novel investigations CTA will bring to the field and its synergies with other wavebands and messengers. It will also cover instrument characteristics, analysis tools and opportunities for guest investigators and how [...]
For the European Week of Astronomy and Space Science, March 3 is the deadline for abstract submission. Please use the online portal for submission. The Very Early bird rate will be available only until Sunday 10th February here.
The University of Manchester is in the process of appointing a new Head of Engineering for the Observatory based at the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire. Find here more information.
The school Observational Astrophysics: from proposals to publication, on June 17-27, 2019 at the Astronomical Institute of Slovak Academy of Sciences in Stará Lesná, Slovak Republic is mainly meant for PhD students in astronomy, but also MSc students in the later stages of their studies and young postdocs can be considered. It is jointly organised by [...]
The Italian and East Asia VLBI community will meet again on April15-17, 2019 in Bologna/IT, for ample discussion and presentation of the latest results in the field of radio loud Active Galactic Nuclei, with a focus on activities related to the Event Horizon Telescope observations. Science topics will also include other astrophysical systems, like star forming regions, [...]
Observing proposals are invited for the European VLBI Network (EVN). The EVN facility is open to all astronomers. We particularly encourage astronomers with limited or no VLBI experience to apply for observing time. EVN User Support on proposal preparation, scheduling, correlation, data reduction and analysis can be requested at the Joint institute for VLBI ERIC [...]