News

19
Sep

Call for nominations to the AAL Board

At the conclusion of the AAL Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 17 November 2022, three positions will become vacant on the AAL Board. The AAL constitution requires the Members to seek a Board that collectively has experience in astronomical research broadly consistent with the decadal plan for Australian...
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12
Sep

ACAMAR Visiting Fellowship – Announcement of the Second Round

ACAMAR would like to announce the second round of the ACAMAR Visiting Fellowship. This fellowship enables distinguished Chinese researchers to make extended visits to Australia to enhance collaborations on areas of common interest within astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology.
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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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26
Aug

AAT call for Reserved Time Proposals – Semester 2023A

The Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) has recently issued a Call for Reserved Time Proposals for Semester 2023A. The proposal deadline for AAT Reserved Time in Semester 2023A (1 February 2023 – 31 July 2023) is 15 September 2022, at 17:00, Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC + 10 hrs).
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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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26
Jul

Registrations are now open for ACAMAR Workshop on VLBI, 20-21 October 2022

Registrations are now open for ACAMAR's Workshop on VLBI: Towards a Sino-Australia high-sensitivity VLBI array, set to take place online between the 20th and 21st of October, 2022.
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11
Jul

Celebrating Indigenous knowledge and research with new interactive infographic

Australia's national research infrastructure is celebrating Indigenous knowledge and research through the release of a new interactive infographic.
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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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24
Jun

Call for Nominations: The ACAMAR Australian Advisory Committee

On behalf of the Australian Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER), Astronomy Australia Limited (AAL) seeks to appoint two new members to the ACAMAR Australian Advisory Committee.
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