ESO

25
May

ESO Job Vacancies – May/June 2023

On behalf of ESO and the Dept of Industry, Science and Resources AAL would like to bring the following ESO job opportunities to your attention, and that of anyone in your institution who may have the relevant skills and experience.
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ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT)
21
Apr

ESO Job Vacancies – April 2023

On behalf of ESO and the Dept of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, AAL would like to bring the following ESO job opportunities to the attention of the Australian-based astronomy community.
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14
Apr

ESO Studentship Programme open for applications, Europe or Chile, 2023/24

The ESO Studentship Programme is now open, taking applications from students enrolled in a university PhD programme in astronomy or related fields. Studentships may be hosted either at ESO Headquarters in Garching (Germany) or at ESO Offices in Santiago (Chile). The closing date for this application round is...
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24
Mar

ESO Job Vacancies – March 2023

On behalf of ESO and the Dept of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, AAL would like to bring the following ESO job opportunities to the attention of the Australian-based astronomy community.
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13
Dec

ESO delegation visits Australia

A delegation from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) recently visited Australia between 28 November and 2 December 2022. The delegation was led by Professor Xavier Barcons (ESO Director General) and included Professor Linda Tacconi (ESO Council President) Ms Laura Comendador Frutos (Head of Executive Office of the Director...
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30
Aug

Call for ESO Proposals – Period 111 (1 April – 30 September 2023)

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has released the Call for Proposals for Period 111 (for observations between 1 April – 30 September 2023). Under the terms of the Strategic Partnership between ESO and Australia, Australian-based astronomers have access to the facilities of the La Silla and Paranal Observatories....
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22
Aug

Australian ESO Proposal Workshop 2022

AAL and Australia’s ESO Scientific Technical Committee and Users Committee representatives (Michael Murphy and Sarah Sweet, respectively) would like to invite our community to an on-line ESO proposal writing workshop to be held on Thursday 8 Sep from noon-2:30pm AEST (10am-12:30pm AWST).
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16
Aug

Australian-based astronomers to take a deep dive into the cosmos with time awarded on one of ESO’s most powerful instruments

Two teams of astronomers led by The University of Sydney and by The University of Western Australia node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR/UWA) have recently each been awarded substantial amounts of observing time on one of the most in-demand instruments at the European Southern...
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05
Jul

AAL awarded additional $1.4M for the GWDC and ESO-related computing projects

AAL has been awarded an additional $1.4M from the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) program to support the Gravitational Wave Data Centre (GWDC) and computing projects related to the European Southern Observatory (ESO).
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13
May

First direct visual evidence of the supermassive black hole at the heart of our galaxy

For the first time, an international team of researchers have captured direct visual evidence of the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy. The image was produced by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration, a global network of radio telescopes.
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