News

27
Apr

Prof Lisa Kewley elected to US National Academy of Sciences

AAL would like to congratulate Professor Lisa Kewley from the Australian National University (ANU), on her election to the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Lisa was formally a Director on the AAL Board and is currently Director of the ASTRO 3D Centre of Excellence.
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21
Apr

ADACS Merit Allocation Program call for EoIs – Semester 2021B – is closing soon

Expressions of interest are now being accepted for the next semester (2021B) of the ADACS Merit Allocation Program. ​A reminder that the EoI Deadline is Friday 23rd April, 2021 @ 8pm AEST.
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21
Apr

Discovery of pulsar by SKA precursor – a first for the MWA

Researchers in Western Australia have found a pulsar for the first time using the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) telescope, a precursor to the future Square Kilometre Array (SKA).
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13
Apr

Call for expressions of interest from international groups to engage with the AAT

The Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) Consortium is currently seeking expressions of interest from international groups to engage with the AAT facility through pay-for-access arrangements from July 2022. 
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16
Mar

New Astronomy Data Workshop 2021

AAL are pleased to invite interested parties to the Astronomy Data Workshop 2021, hosted online by AAL. This is a one-day online event scheduled for 29 April 2021, between 10am and 3pm (AEST).
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05
Mar

Sixth mirror cast for the Giant Magellan Telescope

The GMTO Corporation have announced the fabrication of the sixth of seven mirrors for the future Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT).
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18
Feb

AAT Call for Proposals – Semester 2021B

AAL is pleased to announce a new Call for Proposals at the Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) for observations in Semester 2021B (1 August 2021 – 31 January 2022).
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08
Feb

AAT Call for Large Program proposals – Semester 2021B

AAL is pleased to announce a new Call for Large Program Proposals at the Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT), to commence from Semester 2021B onwards receiving an initial allocation of time up to the end of 2025A, but noting that allocations may need to be reviewed subject to the funding available to the AAT...
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07
Dec

First internationally-recognised gravitational wave data centre awarded additional NCRIS grant

The Gravitational Wave Data Centre (GWDC) has recently received a $1M grant from the Australian Government, via its National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) program, allowing it to extend operations into 2022. Based at Swinburne University of Technology, the GWDC is the first internationally-recognised gravitational wave data centre in Australia. Established in July...
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15
Oct

Multiple Call for Nominations – AAL Committees

AAL is releasing a multiple Call for Nominations for the following committees and on the MWA Board: AAL Project Oversight Committee (APOC), AAL Science Advisory Committee (ASAC), ADACS Time Allocation Committee (ADACS TAC), Astronomy Supercomputing Time Allocation Committee (ASTAC), AAT Time Allocation Committee (ATAC), Murchison Widefield Array (MWA)...
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