Date archive: 2012

Construction starts on SKA Organisation headquarters

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18 April 2012, Manchester, UK – The start of construction of the new headquarters of the SKA Organisation was marked today with a ground breaking ceremony at the University of Manchester’s Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire, UK. Professor Richard Schilizzi, … Read more

SKA Members meet to discuss site selection

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4th April 2012, Amsterdam, the Netherlands – The Members of the SKA Organisation met at Schiphol, the Netherlands, on 3 April 2012, for their first General Meeting. They noted the site selection advisory committee’s report and the associated commentary that … Read more

Canada joins the SKA Organisation

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The world’s largest radio telescope project receives further international support as Canada signs up. 19th March 2012, Manchester, UK – The Board of Directors of the Square Kilometre Array Organisation has formally welcomed Canada, represented by the National Research Council … Read more

Board of Directors Meeting on 19 March 2012

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The Board of Directors of the SKA Organisation held a meeting in Manchester, UK on Monday 19 March 2012. The Board formally noted the admission of Canada, represented by the National Research Council, Canada (NRC), as the 8th member of … Read more

First meeting of the SKA Board of Directors

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The SKA Organisation’s Board of Directors held its first face to face meeting, in Manchester, GB, on 18 January 2012. The Board appointed Prof. John Womersley as Chair, and Ms. Patricia Vogel as Vice-Chair. Further details about this meeting can … Read more

Professor Steve Rawlings

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It is with great sadness that we report the death of Professor Steve Rawlings. Steve was a Fellow and Tutor in Physics and Head of Sub-Department of Astrophysics at St. Peter’s College, The University of Oxford. Steve was a great … Read more

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