The ORP IRAM 30m School organised virtually by the Institut de Radioastronomie Millimétrique (IRAM) on 15-19, 22 and 23 November was a success with the participation of hundreds of students. The School combined topics on (sub)millimetre astronomy with technical lectures on instrumentation, observing techniques, and data processing and, very importantly, with observations carried out at [...]
The Joint ALMA Observatory (JAO) will start Cycle 9 observations in October 2022. A Call for Proposals with detailed information on Cycle 9 is anticipated to be issued in March 2022 and the deadline for proposal submission will be in April 2022. Find all information here.
The board of the Dutch Research Council’s institute organisation has appointed Prof. Dr. Jessica Dempsey as director of ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy. Read here the full announcement on the ASTRON website. Image: © Jessica Dempsey
The EU Research & Innovation Magazine Horizon published on December 8, 2021 an article on the ORP project with the title Is Europe entering a golden age of astronomy? (by Gareth Willmer). Read the full article on the Horizon Magazine website here. Image: © vchal, Shutterstock
Researchers at The University of Manchester have helped conduct a 16-year long experiment to challenge Einstein’s theory of general relativity. The international team including scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, The University of British Columbia and The University of East Anglia looked to the stars through seven radio telescopes across the globe [...]
The European Commission has announced dedicated Info-Days for the EU Missions to be held virtually between January 18 and 19, 2022. EU Missions are an additional part of the Horizon Europe research and innovation programme for 2021-2027 aiming to address some of the greatest challenges facing our society. Full information here.
The European Commission published another pre-draft of the Annotated Model Grant Agreement (AGA) for Horizon Europe on 30 November 2021.
ESCAPE is organising its second international Virtual Observatory School as a hybrid meeting at the Observatoire Astronomique de Strasbourg/France and online (Zoom), from February 22 – March 4, 2022. Participation will be restricted to a limited number of participants, 25 at site and 25 remotely. Please apply latest December 10, 2021. Find full information here.
Find here the new ESFRI Strategy report on Research Infrastructures and Roadmap 2021.
The Chalmers University is looking for two Assistant Professors, tenure-track. Application deadline: 31 January, 2022. Find all details here.