Opportunities

CRC MSc AND PhD BURSARIES FOR 2023 

DEADLINE:  6 June 2022 The Centre for Radio Cosmology (CRC) at UWC is internationally recognised for its research in cosmology and galaxy evolution with MeerKAT, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) and other telescopes (see astro.uwc.ac.za for further details). In  2022, the CRC research team includes 21 PhD/ MSc students and 11postdoctoral fellows. Postgraduate students at the CRC work in a friendly and highly active …

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Writing Scientific Papers in Astronomy

A paper has been written, about writing papers in Astronomy! It may sound ironic, but there is a lot of specialised skills going into writing in an academic style optimised to transmit scientific savoir-faire, methods, algorithms, assumptions, context of research and more. Writing papers is often one of those skills that is acquired by exposure, …

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LSST Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

The Astronomy group at UWC (http://astro.uwc.ac.za) based in Cape Town, South Africa, is internationally recognised for its research in cosmology with MeerKAT, the Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO), the Vera C. Rubin Observatory Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST) and other radio and optical/IR telescopes. In 2021, the UWC Astro Group consists of 25 …

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Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Centre for Radio Cosmology (CRC) at UWC is internationally recognised for its research in cosmology using MeerKAT, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) and other radio and optical/IR telescopes. CRC faculty are involved in MeerKAT and SKA key science, as well as in HERA, HIRAX and the Rubin Observatory (LSST). In 2021, the UWC Astro …

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RAS – Astro4Dev grants

The annual call for RAS Astro4Dev grants is now open. Due to travel restrictions, the grants will be awarded in two categories this year: astronomy-for-development technical projects virtual attendance at the 2021 National Astronomy Meeting of the UK (closing date for abstracts 30 April 2021) Deadline for applications: 10 May 2021 More information: http://www.astro4dev.org/partners-programs/rasexperts2/

2022 CRC MSc/PhD Bursaries

UPDATE: FOR THE 2023 BURSARIES, PLEASE SEE THIS PAGE. The Centre for Radio Cosmology (CRC) at UWC is internationally recognised for its research in cosmology and galaxy evolution with MeerKAT, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) and other telescopes. The CRC is heavily involved in the South African and international SKA Projects. In 2021, 25 PhD/ …

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