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 [...]
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 [...]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Deadline for submissions is 8 October 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% [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
The 1st ESFRI Stakeholders Forum Meetup will take place on December 8, 2021, in Ljubljana/ Slovenia, as a hybrid event. The ESFRI Stakeholders Forum is a newly established platform, developed by ESFRI with the ambition to instigate an open dialogue among the different European research infrastructure stakeholders, in order to reinforce the position of Research Infrastructures (RIs) as an essential pillar of the European [...]
All URSI GASS 2021 (28.8.-4.9.2021, Rome) presentations on J04 "Very Long Baseline Interferometry" are now available at the conference portal for registered participants.
The American Astronomical Society (AAS), a leading nonprofit professional association for astronomers, announced the switch of its prestigious journals to fully open access (OA) as of 1 January 2022. All articles in the AAS journal portfolio will be immediately open for anyone to freely read. The transition will affect the Astronomical Journal (AJ), the Astrophysical Journal (ApJ), Astrophysical Journal [...]