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Media advisory: SKAO press conference

Written by Mathieu Isidro
Media advisory: SKAO press conference

The SKA Observatory (SKAO) cordially invites members of the international media to a virtual press conference on Tuesday 29 June 2021 at 14:00 UTC for a major announcement on the status of the SKA Project, following the conclusion of the … Read more

SKAO organises session at Africa-Europe Science and Innovation Summit

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
SKAO organises session at Africa-Europe Science and Innovation Summit

SKA Global Headquarters, Jodrell Bank, UK, 14 June 2021 – The SKA Observatory is this week taking part in the Africa-Europe Science and Innovation Summit (14-18 June) with a session entitled “SKAO: Enabling Global Science through Radio Astronomy”. The session, … Read more

Switzerland takes key step towards SKAO

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
Switzerland takes key step towards SKAO

Lausanne, Switzerland, 9 June 2021 – The prestigious Swiss science and technology university École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) has signed a Cooperation Agreement with the SKA Observatory (SKAO) on behalf of the Swiss astronomy community. The agreement between the … Read more

China ratifies SKA Observatory Convention

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
China ratifies SKA Observatory Convention

Beijing, China, 3 June 2021 – China has ratified the Convention Establishing the SKA Observatory (SKAO), following the approval of the national legislature and signature of President Xi Jinping. China is the seventh country to complete its ratification process, joining … Read more

Site construction directors appointed by the SKA Observatory

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
Site construction directors appointed by the SKA Observatory

SKAO Global Headquarters, Jodrell Bank, UK, 1 June 2021 – Two respected science infrastructure experts have been appointed to lead construction activities at the telescope sites of the SKAO, respectively located in the Karoo in South Africa and in Western … Read more

SKA Observatory to welcome France as new member

Written by Cassandra Cavallaro
SKA Observatory to welcome France as new member

Pretoria, South Africa, Friday 28 May 2021 – “France will join the SKA Observatory.” With these words, French President Emmanuel Macron announced France’s accession to the intergovernmental organisation while on a state visit to South Africa. Alongside Australia, South Africa … Read more

SKAO unveils new brand for a new era

Written by Mathieu Isidro
SKAO unveils new brand for a new era

SKAO Global Headquarters, UK, Wednesday 28 April 2021 – The newly born SKA Observatory (SKAO) has unveiled its brand following approval by the SKAO Council at its second meeting today. The brand launch signals a new chapter in the SKA … Read more

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