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University Radio Observatories Program  (AST-URO)


Name Email Phone Room
Richard  E. Barvainis rbarvai@nsf.gov (703) 292-4891  1045S  


Solicitation  11-529

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 16-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 25, 2016. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 16-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.


Current but no Longer Receiving Proposals


The URO program provides support for operations, technical enhancements, scientific investigations, and student training at university-based radio facilities. A primary function of funded University Radio Observatories is to provide focused research environments that foster hands-on student involvement in state-of-the-art radio astronomy instrumentation. UROs also serve the general astronomical community by providing open access to a substantial fraction of available telescope time.


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