LOFAR Science School

22 – 26 May 2023

Where: Sofia Tech Park


Aim: The school aims to provide knowledge about  the LOFAR telescope and the various scientific topics that can be pursued with. The main target group is students and postdocs who have not worked with LOFAR before. Lectures, demos and tutorials will be presented by members of the STELLAR project team. Interaction and networking between participants and lecturers will be promoted via Q&A sessions as well as team building activities.


Application form: Click Here!

Deadline for Applying: 15 April 2023
Notification of acceptance: 20 April 2023
Language: English
Requirements: laptop, familiarity with Python.


LECTURERS: 

Dr. Harish Vedantham,  ASTRON, Netherlands
Dr. Pietro Zucca, ASTRON, Netherlands
Jeremy Rigney, DIAS, Ireland
Assoc. Prof. Kamen Kozarev, IANAO, BG
Assoc. Prof. Antoaneta Anonova, IANAO, BG
Assoc. Prof. Rositsa Miteva, IANAO, BG


TOPICS:

1. Radio astronomy at low frequencies
2.The LOFAR telescope and observing with it
3. LOFAR data inspection and initial reduction
4. Science with LOFAR – from the Epoch of reionisation to the present-day Solar system
5. Hands-on practicals with interferometric and beamformed data.


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