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Call for proposals from Joint Committee of ESO and Government of Chile -Funding Opportunities in Chile

To enhance its programme of scientific cooperation with its host country Chile, ESO provides and manages an annual fund devoted to the development of disciplines related to astronomy and technology in Chile. Programmes to be supported fall into these areas: ESO grant funding to postdoctoral programmes in astronomy at Chilean academic institutions. Funding for extended [...]

By | 2020-07-07T15:15:05+00:00 July 7th, 2020|announcement|Comments Off on Call for proposals from Joint Committee of ESO and Government of Chile -Funding Opportunities in Chile

The Commission would like to hear views on the future of research and innovation and the European Research Area

The EU-Commission asks for your feedback on the Communication on the future of research & innovation and the European Research Area. Feedback period is 06 July 2020 - 03 August 2020. The European Research Area (ERA) aims to strengthen the coordination, quality and impact of the research and innovation ecosystem in the EU and in Member [...]

By | 2020-07-07T11:10:32+00:00 July 7th, 2020|announcement, press release|Comments Off on The Commission would like to hear views on the future of research and innovation and the European Research Area

Job vacancy at Bielefeld University: Research position in radio astronomy

Bielefeld University is looking for an experienced radio astronomer in the context of MeerKAT and the SKA. The candidate should take a coordinating role among the partners of the German D-MeerKAT consortium that contributes to MeerKAT and SKA pathfinder science. The specific task of this position will be the investigation of the diffuse (polarized) radio emission [...]

By | 2020-07-01T13:56:19+00:00 July 1st, 2020|announcement|Comments Off on Job vacancy at Bielefeld University: Research position in radio astronomy

Start of Germany’s presidency of the Council of the EU

Today Germany takes over the presidency of the Council of EU, for the period 1 July - 31 December 2020. The priorities of Germany's presidency are driven by its motto: "Together for Europe’s recovery". The presidency programme focuses on six main areas: overcoming the consequences of the coronavirus crisis for the long-term as well as economic [...]

By | 2020-07-01T11:27:57+00:00 July 1st, 2020|announcement, press release|Comments Off on Start of Germany’s presidency of the Council of the EU

Third announcement for the RadioNet Technical Dissemination Workshop on FUTURE TRENDS IN RADIO ASTRONOMY INSTRUMENTATION, 21-22 September in Bonn and virtual

On the RadioNet Technical Dissemination Workshop on FUTURE TRENDS IN RADIO ASTRONOMY INSTRUMENTATION,  new ideas will be presented and future trends discussed. Venue: Max-Planck-Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn or virtual Date: September 21-22, 2020 More information here.  

By | 2020-06-30T08:29:46+00:00 June 30th, 2020|announcement|Comments Off on Third announcement for the RadioNet Technical Dissemination Workshop on FUTURE TRENDS IN RADIO ASTRONOMY INSTRUMENTATION, 21-22 September in Bonn and virtual

EVN: Series of online seminars “The sharpest view of the radio Universe: VLBI – Connecting Astronomers Worldwide”

The European VLBI Network (EVN) is pleased to announce a series of online seminars “The sharpest view of the radio Universe: VLBI – Connecting Astronomers Worldwide”. Seven speakers will cover 7 different science topics, and the talks will occur roughly every 7 weeks between early July 2020 and the EVN Symposium, which has been rescheduled to July 12-16, 2021. These [...]

By | 2020-06-29T09:00:42+00:00 June 29th, 2020|announcement, press release|Comments Off on EVN: Series of online seminars “The sharpest view of the radio Universe: VLBI – Connecting Astronomers Worldwide”

Online ngVLA Summer Short Talk Series starts on June 25, 2020

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and the Next Generation Very Large Array (ngVLA) Science Advisory Council announce the online ngVLA Summer Short Talk Series. Start: Thursday, 25 June, 3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) and continue weekly through September 10, 2020 (except July 2, 2020). Each 20 to 25-minute talk will highlight open science questions and their connection [...]

By | 2020-06-24T12:13:01+00:00 June 24th, 2020|announcement|Comments Off on Online ngVLA Summer Short Talk Series starts on June 25, 2020

SKA Update

South Africa has ratified the SKA Observatory Convention on June 2, 2020. South Africa is the future home of the SKA’s mid-frequency telescope and it is the third country after the Netherlands and Italy to complete its national process supporting the establishment of the SKA Observatory; the intergovernmental organisation responsible for building and operating the [...]

By | 2020-06-19T11:06:54+00:00 June 19th, 2020|announcement, press release|Comments Off on SKA Update