Astronomers observe the ‘smoking gun’ of an orphan gamma-ray burst afterglow

By | 2019-06-24T12:12:30+00:00 June 24th, 2019|press release|

A team of astronomers led by Benito Marcote (JIV-ERIC)  have found the ‘smoking gun’ of an ‘orphan’ gamma-ray burst afterglow. Gamma-ray bursts are brief, intense flashes of gamma-rays that are difficult to detect. They are believed to be linked to cataclysmic events such as the collapse of a massive star, or the collision and merger of [...]

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Call for e-MERLIN proposals cycle-9 open

By | 2019-06-17T13:36:12+00:00 June 17th, 2019|announcement|

Call for e-MERLIN proposals cycle-9 is open. e-MERLIN requests proposals from the international astronomical community for observations to be made during Cycle-9. Proposals are competitively peer-reviewed under standard STFC rules by the PATT e-MERLIN Time Allocation Committee. Allocation will be made on the basis of scientific merit and technical feasibility alone. The full call for proposals, including [...]

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By | 2019-06-01T18:15:51+00:00 June 1st, 2019|announcement, financial support|

 –  open until July 1, 2019 – RadioNet is a consortium of 27 institutions in Europe, the Republic of Korea and South Africa, integrating at European level world-class infrastructures for research in radio astronomy. RadioNet has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 730562, in order [...]

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6th International Scientific Conference “Baltic Applied Astroinformatics and Space data Processing” (BAASP), 21-23 August 2019 at Ventspils University College/ LV

By | 2019-05-28T11:41:30+00:00 May 28th, 2019|announcement|

The 6th International Scientific Conference BAASP will take place at Ventspils University College and is organized by the Engineering Research Institute “Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Center” (VIRAC) of Ventspils University College. This year’s specific themes of BAASP are astrophysics, new generation radio electronics, and remote sensing. The conference focuses on the Baltic region but participants from other countries are also [...]

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RadioNet – project of the month

By | 2019-05-27T11:02:43+00:00 May 24th, 2019|announcement, press release|

Cordis (EU Reasearch Results) has nominated jointly RadioNet and BlackHoleCam as EU-Project-of-the-month, for their contribution to the image of the black hole. The ERC funded BlackHoleProject played a major role in the EHT collaboration, whereas RadioNet helped Europe maintain and develop cutting-edge radio astronomy infrastructures that led to this fantastic achievement. Read more  

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Vacant positions at IRAM Granada/ES: Postdoctoral Researchers in mm astronomy at the 30-meter telescope

By | 2019-05-21T12:44:45+00:00 May 21st, 2019|announcement|

IRAM invites applications for two postdoctoral research positions at IRAM/Granada. Review of applications will begin in July 2019. The appointments are initially for one and for two years, with the possibility of extension to a further year each. Applications should be sent as one pdf file to the IRAM personnel department, inquiries should be addressed to the station [...]

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

By | 2019-05-16T08:20:26+00:00 May 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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RadioNet campaign for visibility of EC / H2020 funding

By | 2019-05-15T12:28:00+00:00 May 15th, 2019|press release, transnational access|

RadioNet has produced a plaque that will make visible to the general public the EC/H2020 support of the RadioNet partners´ infrastructures. After 76m Lovell telescope (University of Manchester/UK),  Torun 32m telescope (N. Copernicus University/PL), the Yebes 40m telescope (IGN/ES), and the Effelsberg 100m telescope (MPIfR/DE) -  the plaques have been installed at prominent and visible places at [...]

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A Centenary of Astrophysical Jets: Observation, Theory, and Future Prospects, 23-26 July 2019 at Jodrell Bank Observatory, UK – 3. announcement

By | 2019-05-08T13:13:10+00:00 May 8th, 2019|announcement|

This conference will bring together multi-wavelength observers and theorists to review the progress made over the past century in our attempts to understand jets on all scales and to discuss the prospects for future research on jets at a time when major new facilities, such as SKA and JWST, are on the horizon. Registration and Abstract [...]

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