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France to join SKAO as full member

Written by Anim van Wyk
France to join SKAO as full member

France is in the home straight to join the SKA Observatory (SKAO) as a full member. The milestone is in sight after the French government signed an accession agreement with the Observatory on Monday 11 April 2022. The signing ceremony … Read more

SKAO to host international science communication conference

Written by Anim van Wyk
SKAO to host international science communication conference

The SKAO Global Headquarters will play host to the fourth edition of the Public Awareness of Research Infrastructures (PARI) conference later this year. The hands-on conference brings together public relations practitioners, science communicators, educators, and researchers working for and with … Read more

SKAO signs agreement with French national research agency CNRS

Written by Anim van Wyk
SKAO signs agreement with French national research agency CNRS

The SKA Observatory (SKAO) has signed a cooperation agreement with the French National Centre for Scientific Research CNRS, Europe’s largest research institution. The signing took place on 7 March 2022 in a ceremony at the Australian Embassy in Paris, in … Read more

Switzerland joins SKAO as eighth member

Written by Anim van Wyk
Switzerland joins SKAO as eighth member

Switzerland has joined the SKA Observatory, becoming the first country to join the intergovernmental organisation’s founding Members by acceding to the SKAO Convention. The step follows a unanimous decision by the SKAO Council, the Observatory’s governing body, to approve Switzerland’s … Read more

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