News

28
Feb

ESO Call for Proposals issued for Period 110 – for observations between 1 October 2022 and 31 March 2023

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has released the Call for Proposals for Period 110 (for observations between 1 October 2022 – 31 March 2023). The proposal deadline is Friday 25 March 2022 at noon Central European Time (10pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time, 7pm Australian Western Standard Time).
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15
Feb

Astronomy Research Translation – Call for EOIs

AAL invites EOIs from the astronomy community to participate in a commercialisation discovery process to unlock potential opportunities from their research/projects. Led by Ilana Feain, this activity is free of charge to our member organisations. 
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14
Feb

Australia and ESO sign a significant amendment to their Strategic Partnership

Australia and the European Southern Observatory (ESO) recently signed an amendment to their existing Strategic Partnership, giving Australian companies and astronomy groups new opportunities to work with ESO on future ground-based telescope technologies.
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08
Feb

NCRIS: The power behind Australia’s science

Australian science continues to make national and international headlines, most recently focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2019 – 2020 Australian bushfires. Behind these headlines, you will find a community of impassioned researchers. And behind them, you will find a network of research enablers from NCRIS, the...
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Rubin Observatory on Cerro Pachon
25
Jan

Funding success for Australian access to Rubin Observatory LSST data

A consortium of 45 astronomers from 14 AAL member institutions have been awarded an Australian Research Council Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) grant for A$1.275M.
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19
Jan

Call for eROSITA and Australian Collaboration Proposals, open until 11 February 2022

A third call for joint Australia-eROSITA_DE projects is now open. Proposal submissions will be accepted until 11 February 2022. This call follows two previous successful calls for joint projects under the agreement between Australian-based astronomers, represented by Astronomy Australia Limited (AAL) and the German eROSITA Consortium (eROSITA_DE).
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18
Jan

Call for Proposals – ACAMAR Themed Workshops for 2022

ACAMAR is pleased to open a call for proposals for further themed workshops to be held in 2022. The aim of these workshops will be to develop, promote and strengthen understanding and engagement in astrophysical research between Australia and China, including business and community stakeholders, in support of Australia's...
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12
Jan

First data release of ASKAP SWAG-X with multiwavelength coverage of the GAMA-09 equatorial sky region

The first data release for the Survey With ASKAP of GAMA-09 + X-ray (SWAG-X) is now available on the CSIRO ASKAP Science Data Archive.
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21
Dec

Results for the ADACS Merit Allocation Program – Semester 2022A – are now available

Results are now available for the 2022A Semester of the Astronomy Data and Computing Services (ADACS) Merit Allocation Program.
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15
Dec

A brand-new window to the universe has opened with the launch of Hector, the newest instrument built by Astralis for the AAT

After many years of work by Australia’s leading astronomical instrumentation group, the Astralis Consortium has delivered Hector, the multi-Integral Field Unit spectrograph for the Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT).
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