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EC: Changed responsibilities of the executive agencies as of April 1, 2021

On April 1, 2021, a new structure and partially changed task distributions and designations for the executive agencies of the European Commission have entered into force - a new structure and partially modified task distributions and designations for the executive agencies of the European Commission. Responsibilities for the EU centrally managed programs for 2021-2027 have [...]

By | 2021-04-06T10:46:20+00:00 April 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on EC: Changed responsibilities of the executive agencies as of April 1, 2021

VLBI20-30: a scientific roadmap for the next decade – The future of the European VLBI Network

The project JUMPING JIVE has facilitated the process of preparing a scientific roadmap for VLBI, whose main goals are to assess the relevance of milliarcsecond scale science in the current transformational landscape of new radio astronomical facilities, and to highlight the technological and operational developments needed to ensure that the role VLBI plays in astrophysics will [...]

By | 2021-03-31T08:29:24+00:00 March 31st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on VLBI20-30: a scientific roadmap for the next decade – The future of the European VLBI Network

Public availability of a tutorial document on geodetic and astrometric VLBI

A 50+ page tutorial document on geodetic and astrometric VLBI - Elements of Geodetic and Astrometric Very Long Baseline Interferometry – is now publicly available. You will find the latest version and any future updates here. This document is an open tutorial for educational purposes, in particular for newcomers to geodetic and astrometric VLBI but also [...]

By | 2021-03-10T08:50:22+00:00 March 10th, 2021|announcement, press release, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Public availability of a tutorial document on geodetic and astrometric VLBI

New organization Chart of the Directorate General for Research & Innovation

The new organization Chart of  the Directorate General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD) with the responsible agencies for the implementation of Horizon Europe is now available. Several new executive agencies will be created and quite a number of DG RTD employees (about 15%) will move to these new executive agencies. DG RTD will now [...]

By | 2021-03-10T08:40:27+00:00 March 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New organization Chart of the Directorate General for Research & Innovation

CAP 2021 on 24–27 May 2021 as virtual event

On May 24-27, 2021 the International Astronomical Union’s (IAU’s) Commission C2 — Communicating Astronomy with the Public (CAP) — will host the CAP 2021. The central theme will be Communicating Astronomy with the Public in the Age of Global Crises. Thanks to generous support from The Kavli Foundation, which has provided a grant to strengthen the IAU’s public [...]

By | 2021-02-23T07:37:59+00:00 February 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CAP 2021 on 24–27 May 2021 as virtual event

RADIOSYMPAN1,2->3

RADIOSYMPAN1,2->3: Familiarizing School and High School/Lycium pupils across Greece with Radio astronomy and Radio telescope Technology in the times of Covid-19 Article by Gizani, N. & Veldes, G. on behalf of the Scientific Team. Motivated by the upcoming Hellenic Radio telescope THERMOpYlae, and driven by the need to familiarize pupils with Radio astronomy and the [...]

By | 2020-10-19T13:37:45+00:00 October 19th, 2020|announcement, press release, Uncategorized|Comments Off on RADIOSYMPAN1,2->3

From observation to dissemination – RadioNet Transnational user A. Zavagno reports

My research field deals with the formation of high mass stars. I am interested in the role of already formed high mass stars (and their associated ionized - HII - regions) on the possible formation of a new generation of (high mass) stars. The many available infrared and submillimetre surveys have revealed the important of [...]

By | 2019-10-28T12:10:58+00:00 October 2nd, 2019|financial support, press release, transnational access, Uncategorized|Comments Off on From observation to dissemination – RadioNet Transnational user A. Zavagno reports

PhD Appointments at the IMPRS for Astronomy & Astrophysics Bonn, Cologne

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Astronomy & Astrophysics is a joint doctoral program between the Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomy (Bonn) and the Universities of Bonn and Cologne. Everybody with talent and ambition for an outstanding research career, a background in Astrophysics and about to finish a master’s (or equivalent) thesis and who [...]

By | 2019-09-02T11:40:49+00:00 September 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on PhD Appointments at the IMPRS for Astronomy & Astrophysics Bonn, Cologne

The 2019 Peter McGregor Prize awarded to the DiFX collaboration

The Peter McGregor Prize, awarded in recognition of exceptional achievement or innovation in astronomical instrumentation, was announced and accepted at the ASA annual science meeting dinner on July 11, 2019. The award is made to an individual or team for the design, invention or improvement of astronomical instrumentation and associated software techniques. The ASA awarded [...]

By | 2019-08-09T11:50:55+00:00 August 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The 2019 Peter McGregor Prize awarded to the DiFX collaboration

RadioNet co-sponsored the LOFAR Science 2019, 20-23 May 2019 in Leiden

The LOFAR Science meeting, co-sponsored by RadioNet, will consist of three events: 1)     The LOFAR Users Meeting – May 20, 2019. The meeting will be organised by the ASTRON Radio Observatory (RO) and will be open to the whole LOFAR community. It will promote a wide-ranging dialogue between the RO and members of the Key Science Projects [...]

By | 2019-05-16T08:20:26+00:00 May 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on RadioNet co-sponsored the LOFAR Science 2019, 20-23 May 2019 in Leiden