VIRAC’s 32 m radio telescope participates in e-VLBI observations with the European VLBI Network

On 19 March, the 32 meter radio telescope at Irbene, operated by Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Center (VIRAC), successfully participated in e-VLBI observations with the EVN.

PRIDE chosen for ESA's JUICE mission

The Planetary Radio Interferometry and Doppler Experiment (PRIDE) led by JIVE has been chosen by the ESA for the science suite of its flagship Jupiter icy moons explorer mission.

Grants available for 2013 summer student programme

ASTRON and JIVE announce the availability of a limited number of grants for their 2013 Summer Student Programme. Deadline for applications is 4 February 2013. Click here for full details.

Huib van Langevelde delivers traditional New Year's speech

Director Huib van Langevelde's traditional New Year's speech to JIVE and ASTRON staff highlighted our accomplishments in 2012 and focused on the challenges that lie ahead in 2013.

JIVE participates in launch of AERAP group

Key stakeholders convened in the European Parliament earlier this month to launch the African-European Radio Astronomy Platform. JIVE is proud to be a part of the formation of AERAP and looks forward to future collaboration on existing and future radio astronomy projects across Africa.

JIVE movie released

Want to know more about JIVE? Check out our new movie: "JIVE - Forging a Path to the Future of Radio Astronomy". Click here more information and credits.

UniBoard VLBI Correlator produces first fringes

JIVE is pleased to announce the first fringes produced by the first prototype of its UniBoard VLBI correlator, a significant milestone in the development of a new operational correlator for the European VLBI Network.

"European" radio astronomy transcends borders; South Africa's National Research Foundation joins JIVE

JIVE proved again that it is not restricted by its name, as it welcomed the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa as a member.

JIVE future looks bright: "excellent" results from five-year review

The Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe (JIVE) is proud to have received an overall "excellent" rating in its five-year review.

Huib Jan van Langevelde outlines challenges for JIVE in 2012

In his traditional New Year's speech, director Huib Jan van Langevelde briefed JIVE and ASTRON staff on JIVE's upcoming five-year funding review, board review, and plans to transition the organisation to a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC).
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