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The SKA Takes Off With £119M Contribution From The UK - press release

11 March 2014, SKA Headquarters, Jodrell Bank Observatory, UK  - The UK Science Minister, the Rt Hon David Willetts announced funding of £100M (€120M) for the Square Kilometre Array...

SKA and Big Data mission to Australia

Opportunity to be part of the SKA and Big Data Australian mission Successful companies will get access to a tailored programme based around CeBIT Australia with further details available at...

Big Science Roadshows

Learn about opportunities in large-scale scientific infrastructures. UKTI and partner organisations are travelling across England to raise awareness of procurement opportunities from...

SKA Organisation Headquarters opening ceremony paves the way forward for the world’s largest radio telescope

7 May 2013, SKA Headquarters, Jodrell Bank Observatory, UK  -  Less than a year after the decision to site the revolutionary Square Kilometre Array (SKA) in both Southern Africa...

SKA Data Processing Workshop - Presentations Available

The Square Kilometre Array will have millions of antenna, generate unparalleled amounts of data and require new technologies for data processing.  The current estimates are that the...

STFC Knowledge Exchange Workshop March 2013 - Presentations Available

The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) will be one of the most complex scientific instruments ever built. It will, when fully deployed, consist of an array of ~4000 dishes, with a novel flat panel...

Big Data needs Big Pipes Workshop - Presentations Available

The Square Kilometre Array project will present major challenges for both fundamental science and industry in many areas including high-speed data flow and timing. These particular...

STFC Knowledge Exchange Workshop on SKA Opportunities

STFC Knowledge Exchange Workshop held on 20th March The STFC Innovations Club jointly with STFC’s Astronomy Programme group are hosting an event on  The Square Kilometre...

The SKA office releases Request for Proposals to the SKA community.

The full Request for Proposals Documentation Pack was released by the SKA office on the 13th March 2013.  Organisations interested in being part of a consortium are encouraged to consult...

Big Bang Meets Big Data: South Africa Joins ASTRON and IBM to Build the Foundation for a New Era of Computing

  Square Kilometer Array (SKA) South Africa, a business unit of the country’s National Research Foundation is joining ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy, and...

Chancellor announces £11M for SKA as part of £30 for energy efficient computing

A major new £30 million government investment was announced on  1st February 2013, by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt. Hon George Osborne, as he visited the Science and...

Germany joins the SKA Organisation

Ten countries now involved in the pre-construction phase of the world’s largest telescope. 20 December 2012, Manchester, UK  – The Board of Directors of the Square...

SKA - Start of Consortia Activities

After a period during which the SKA project has gone through a number of key steps it is time to re-engage with the project.  The new office is established at Jodrell Bank with...

Full details of SKA Expression of Interest Call

Request for expressions of interest: Stage one of the SKA preconstruction phase Following the completion of the preparatory phase of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) in December 2011,...

SKA Organisation releases details for Expression of Interest call

  1st May 2012, Manchester, UK – The SKA Organisation would like to invite organisations to participate in the expression of interest process for engineering work in stage one...

UK wins competition to host SKA Project Office for pre-construction phase

SKA Board selects UK to host Project Office - Press Release: April 2nd   On Saturday 2nd April the result of the international competition to host the SKA Project Office...

The biggest Radio in the World

The Square Kilometre Array will be the largest radio telescope ever conceived. It will be over 3,000 kms across and set new standards in signal acquisition, data transfer and data...

SKA at Solar Flair

A busy week for SKA project in the UK next week.  There is Technology World on Tuesday and Wednesday (7th/8th) where there is a large stand promoting the work being undertaken...

SKA at Technology World

The UKTI annual event showcasing UK technology is being held on the 7th and 8th December at ExCeL in London ( www.technologyworld.uk.com ). Last year ESP KTN had one of the...

SKA Overview Event Details

The presentations from the first SKA event organised by the Electronics KTN has now been added to the _connect webspace.   The presentations are in the Document Library. The videos from...
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The biggest Radio in the World

The Square Kilometre Array will be the largest radio telescope ever conceived. It will be...

SKA at Solar Flair

A busy week for SKA project in the UK next week.  There is Technology World...

UK wins competition to host SKA Project Office for pre-construction phase

SKA Board selects UK to host Project Office - Press Release: April 2nd   On...