First Workshop on Astronomy Inclusion

The IAU Working Group 3: Astronomy for Equity and Inclusion organized the first workshop on Astronomy Beyond the Common Senses for Accessibility and Inclusion in conjunction with the LARIM meeting in Colombia. The workshop was attended by educators, astronomers and other experts in inclusive education. Dr Wanda Diaz-Merced, OAD researcher, served as the chair of the scientific organizing committee.

A range of talks were presented on efforts in making science more inclusive. Relevant resources were exhibited at the workshop, such as 3D printed tactile material, braille posters

For a list of topics, see http://wai.unal.edu.co/information/
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Materials produced as part of the OAD funded project “Astronomy with all senses”

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