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Michael Garrett elected as Fellow of the Royal Society

By | 2024-05-22T09:07:33+00:00 May 22nd, 2024|announcement|

Professor Michael Garrett, Director of Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society - the UK’s national academy of sciences. Professor Garrett holds the prestigious Sir Bernard Lovell Chair of Astrophysics and is a leading figure in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). He currently serves as the [...]

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ORP Science Talks – second session on 5 June 2024

By | 2024-05-15T09:11:57+00:00 May 15th, 2024|announcement|

The second session of the ORP Science Talks will take place on June 5 at 11am CEST, featuring Gyula Józsa and Lukasz Wyrzykowski. In the ORP Science Talks astronomers not only from ORP can present their work and scientific results. View recordings of the previous session here. Join the session of 5 June here.

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New calibration technique circumvents Earth’s ionosphere

By | 2024-05-07T15:49:38+00:00 May 7th, 2024|announcement|

An international team of researchers has developed a new calibration technique to circumvent disturbances of Earth’s ionosphere. Using this technique with the LOFAR telescope, the researchers have already made some new discoveries about the distribution of radio emissions. The new calibration technique allowed the researchers to produce the first sharp radio maps of the universe [...]

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EVN VLBI Call for proposals open

By | 2024-05-07T08:31:55+00:00 May 7th, 2024|announcement|

Observing proposals are invited for the European VLBI Network (EVN). Travel support could be accessed through the ORP. Check details of the call for proposals here. Submission Deadline: 1 June 2024 at 16:00 UTC. 

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Report on research assessment published

By | 2024-05-06T14:27:25+00:00 May 6th, 2024|announcement|

The report addresses the contributions of projects funded by Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe to the reform of research assessment practices. It is part of a series of three reports, produced in parallel, that take stock of the progress and promising practices generated by a selection of EU-funded projects on skills, research assessment reform and [...]

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Inspiring ERA project

By | 2024-05-06T14:17:11+00:00 May 6th, 2024|announcement|

Inspiring ERA is a project funded by the Horizon Europe program aimed at breathing new life into the European Research Area (ERA). Goal is to raise awareness, share best practices and speed up the adoption of advancements made under the umbrella of the ERA to benefit researchers and citizens across the countries involved. See here the [...]

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e-MERLIN Data School 2024

By | 2024-04-25T09:44:26+00:00 April 25th, 2024|announcement|

e-MERLIN will be holding the second e-MERLIN Data School at the University of Manchester/UK from 13-15 May 2024. The purpose of this school is to show up to 10 participants how to reduce e-MERLIN data using the e-MERLIN CASA Pipeline. The three-day school, co-sponserd by ORP,  will include calibration, imaging and self-calibration tutorials, with an [...]

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Open e-Merlin Call – Cycle 18

By | 2024-04-19T11:53:07+00:00 April 19th, 2024|announcement|

The e-Merlin call for proposals for Cycle 18 is now open. Read the call here. Please use the e-MERLIN proposal tool to submit your proposal. Access/funding is offered through the ORP (Opticon RadioNet Pilot) project. Deadline for proposal submission: 23rd May 2024, 13:59:59 UT

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