Host an NRAO Community Day Event

by Mark Adams last modified Nov 18, 2016 by Davis Murphy

NRAO – New Mexico is pleased to accept applications from universities and other institutes in North America to host a Community Day event between mid-February and mid-September 2017.  NRAO Community Days are one to two day events designed in cooperation with host institutions during which NRAO staff give presentations on the capabilities of the Very Large Array (VLA), and tutorials on proposal preparation, observation preparation, and/or data reduction in the Common Astronomy Software Applications (CASA) package. Read more…

ngVLA Community Studies Approved

As part of the process of building towards a concept for a next generation Very Large Array (ngVLA), the NRAO has launched an ngVLA Community Studies program, allowing members of the scientific and engineering communities to become major contributors to this effort.  Twenty-five scientific and technical ngVLA Community Studies have now been approved. Each of these studies will be carried out over the next year to help construct a final design concept to be brought to the Astro2020 Decadal Survey. Read more…

ALMA Ambassadors Postdoc Program

The ALMA Ambassadors Postdoctoral Program provides training and a $10,000 research grant to postdoctoral researchers interested in expanding their ALMA/interferometry expertise and sharing that knowledge with their home institutions through the organization of ALMA Cycle 5 proposal writing workshops. Read more…

Robert L. Brown Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Applications for the 2015 Robert L. Brown Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award should be submitted  by 31 December 2016. This recognition of outstanding achievement by a 2015 Ph.D. recipient was established by NRAO / AUI on behalf of Bob Brown’s friends and family to honor Bob’s life and career.  Learn more…

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