Radio-mm-submm Futures III Conference

by Mark Adams last modified Mar 22, 2017 by Davis Murphy

The 3rd Futures conference ­will be held at the University of California, Berkeley, 2 – 4 Aug 2017 and will continue community discussions and analysis of key opportunities that emerged from the Futures I and II meetings: ngVLA and Spectral-Line Cosomology & Low Frequency Instruments, including HERA and intensity mapping. An update on other key areas – CMB, Pulsars and mid-scale developments – is also planned. Registration for Futures III is open at the conference website.

ALMA Cycle 5 Call for Proposals Open

The ALMA Director, on behalf of the Joint ALMA Observatory and the partner organizations in East Asia, Europe, and North America, is pleased to announce the ALMA Cycle 5 Call for Proposals for scientific observations is open. Cycle 5 observing is scheduled from Oct 2017 to Sep 2018. Investigators of any professional background, nationality or affiliation are invited to submit proposals by the 15h UT deadline on Thursday 20 April 2017.

ALMA Proposal Writing Workshops

To prepare the North American community to  participate in the ALMA Cycle 5 Call for Proposals, the NAASC is organizing events at several institutions prior to the Cycle 5 proposal deadline. These sessions will provide users with the knowledge to carry out cutting-edge research with ALMA. Radio astronomy experience is not required to participate. Read more…



Event Website

March 28-29, 2017 West Virginia University website
March 29, 2017 University of Michigan website
March 30, 2017 University of Toronto website
March 30, 2017 Rice University website
April 4, 2017 University of Hawaii website
April 5, 2017 University of Texas, Austin website
April 5, 2017 Yale University website

Grote Reber Doctoral Fellowship Program

The NRAO Grote Reber Doctoral Fellowship Program enables Ph.D. students in the final years of their thesis to conduct research at one of the NRAO sites under the supervision of an NRAO advisor. The program is jointly sponsored by NRAO and the student's home university, and supports thesis projects in radio astronomy, radio instrumentation, or computational techniques. Reber Fellowships cover student stipends for a period of up to two years, and they include an annual allocation for student travel to attend a conference. Read more…

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