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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
ESO is looking for a Telescope Instruments Operator in Paranal, to operate the VLT units, as well as the smaller telescopes at Paranal observatory. Deadline: 07.07.2020 More here.
JIVE is organizing another CASA-VLBI workshop November 2-6 , 2020. The purpose of this workshop is to educate and train users of the EVN and other VLBI facilities in the use of CASA for VLBI data processing . Depending on the evolving COVID-19 situation, JIVE Headquarters in Dwingeloo is planned as venue. Online participation will [...]
The deadline for proposals for ESFRI Roadmap 2021 has been extended to 9 September 2020 in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The original call is updated without any other modifications. Read more here.