JIVE Science Communications Officer Position Available

JIVE invites applications for the position of JIVE Science Communications Officer. Deadline for application is 5 December 2022.

The EVN/JIVE Newsletter #64 is published

The January 2023 issue of the EVN/JIVE Newsletter is now available and includes relevant updates of the European VLBI Network. The Newsletter can be accessed here.

Agnieszka Słowikowska appointed as new JIVE Director

Agnieszka Słowikowska has been appointed as the next JIVE Director, to start in January 2023.

Season's greetings and happy new year 2023

On behalf of everyone at the Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC we would like to wish you, your family and colleagues, a happy, peaceful and safe festive season and new year 2023.

European VLBI Network Call for Proposals is open

Observing proposals are invited for the European VLBI Network (EVN). The deadline for proposal submission is 1 February 2023 at 16:00 UTC. See the Call for Proposals text here for full information about the call and how to submit proposals.

Francisco “Paco” Colomer Farewell Message

Dear colleagues, After almost 6 years in JIVE (5 as director), the time has come for me to step down and move to new projects. Coming to JIVE has been one of the best decisions of my life, it has allowed me to work with very talented people, in an intense international context. I learnt a lot. We engaged in many different activities which delivered together successfully, to highlight a few, the review in 2018, the EVN Science Vision 2020-2030, new correlator modes (multi-phase centers, pulsars, etc), enhanced user support (update of EVN users guide, EVN support+, ERIS and CASA-VLBI workshops, etc), many science and R&D projects, VLBI advocacy, etc.

3rd CASA VLBI Workshop announced

The 2023 CASA VLBI Workshop organised by JIVE will be held on 5-9 June 2023 as an hybrid event in Dwingeloo (the Netherlands) and online. Registration is now open and the deadline for abstract submission is 24 March 2023.

RADIOBLOCKS: A New European Consortium to develop Next Generation Technologies for Radio Astronomy Infrastructures



The RADIOBLOCKS project, coordinated by JIVE ERIC and including major European research infrastructures for radio astronomy, together with partners from industry and academia, has been granted 10 M€ by the European Commission to develop “common building blocks” for technological solutions beyond state-of-the-art, that will enable a broad range of new science and enhance European scientific competitiveness. The RADIOBLOCKS project will start on 1 March 2023.

JIVE publishes its Gender Equality Plan

On 1 December 2022, JIVE concluded its Gender Equality Plan, which will contribute towards improving the diversity in the organisation as well as establishing a fairer and safer work environment.

ASTRON-JIVE 2023 Summer Research Programme Opens Applications

The Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC (JIVE) and the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) announce up to 7 grants for students to participate in the ASTRON/JIVE 2023 Summer Research Programme. Deadline for applications is 1 February 2023 23:59 CET.