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Call for Research Assistants at UWC

The IDIA) Office of Development and Outreach located in the UWC’s Physics and Astronomy department is often running research and development projects for which we would like to employ students as research assistants through work-study.  Loading…

Federating Research Cloud resources: IDIA and EGI join forces

As the scale of data and complexity of processing capabilities needed for scientific research grow, cloud computing is becoming the go-to technology to be able to handle the data and deploy scientific software pipelines. Research is also a global enterprise with large projects accumulating tens, sometimes hundreds of collaborators worldwide. It is therefore natural to …

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IDIA/ilifu MeerKAT Open Time Projects 2020

The Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA) invites proposals from researchers at IDIA partner institutions and other South African institutions to conduct MeerKAT Open Time Project research using the Ilifu Cloud Computing Research Facility. Expressions of interest will be reviewed, and successful applicants will be provided a letter of support, which can be included …

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IDIA Stellar Radio Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship

The South African Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA) is seeking applications for an IDIA postdoctoral fellowship in the field of combined stellar radio-optical astrophysics, based in the Department of Astronomy at the University of Cape Town. MeerKAT is the mid-frequency SKA precursor telescope array comprised 64 13.5-meter antennas located at the SKA central …

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IDIA-NRAO Advanced Imaging Postdoctoral Fellowship

The South African Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA) and the US National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) are seeking applications for a joint IDIA-NRAO postdoctoral fellowship. MeerKAT is a mid-frequency SKA precursor comprised 64 13.5-meter antennas located at the SKA central site in South Africa. It is undertaking several wide-field imaging large survey projects …

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IDIA Visualization Postdoctoral Fellowship

Supervisors: Assoc. Prof. Michelle Kuttel and Prof. Rob Simmonds Next generation radio astronomy facilities such as the MeerKAT and Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescopes, and other SKA pathfinder telescopes are embarking on key science projects that will create very large data sets, intractable with traditional means. The new data sets will be unprecedented in size …

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HIPPO Multi-Wavelength Data Fusion and Machine Learning for Radio Continuum Surveys Postdoctoral fellowship

The Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for IDIA postdoctoral fellowships. IDIA is a partnership of three South African universities working on data intensive research associated with MeerKAT large survey projects, as well as large projects on other SKA pathfinder telescopes. We hereby seek applications for the following …

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