The Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics at the University of Manchester, is among the largest astrophysics groups in the UK. It includes the world leading facilities of the Jodrell Bank Observatory, the MERLIN/VLBI National Facility, the Development Office of the Square Kilometre Array, and the Jodrell Bank Visitor Centre. The Centre was formed after the merger of the Victoria University of Manchester and UMIST which brought two astronomy groups together.
The JBCA is part of the School of Physics and Astronomy. The current Director is Professor Albert Zijlstra.
The JBCA hosts the Development Office of the Square Kilometre Array.
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