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SKA – Delivering the Science

SKA – Delivering the Science

Cambridge, 12-13 April 2016


***The registration is now closed***

Venue: Sackler Lecture Theatre at the Inst. of Astronomy, map






The primary goal of this meeting is to stimulate discussion between the UK science community and the experts involved in the technical work packages for the SKA, especially science data processing. The workshop is aimed at helping UK astronomers to understand the practicalities of their proposed science programmes on the SKA, and to help the technical experts to gain an appreciation of the aspirations and priorities of the science community. The SKA organisation is now making preparations for how Key Science Programmes will be formulated, and decisions on the scope of Regional Processing Centres, so this workshop is particularly timely for UK astronomers for whom the SKA will play a significant role in the coming decade.


Olja Panić (Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge), Paul Alexander (Cavendish Astrophysics Group, University of Cambridge), Philip Best (Institute of Astronomy, Edinburgh), Stephen Serjeant (Open University).


Karen Scrivener (Cavendish Astrophysics Group, University of Cambridge), Olja Panić (Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge), Rosie Bolton (Cavendish Astrophysics Group, University of Cambridge), Eloy de Lera Acedo (Cavendish Astrophysics Group, University of Cambridge).


Important notes


  • Due to limited parking restrictions, if you are planning on driving to the meeting, please use the Madingley Road Park and Ride site, which is a short walk from the meeting venue.  If you require disabled parking, please contact, to arrange a space.
  • The registration is now closed. If you need to unregister you can do so by contacting the organisers at, but it would be very helpful if you would do so as soon as you decide not to attend and in any case before March 24 at the latest.  
  • The organisers of the meeting will not be involved in payment of any accommodation expenses or make any bookings on your behalf, but will suggest accommodation options to the registered participants in the first week of February. We will be able to advise participants on discounted accommodation before February 15th, but prices may be higher closer to the meeting date.

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