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2017

Assessing our impact

By Vanessa McBride & Eli Grant, Office of Astronomy for Development The Office of Astronomy for Development has funded over 100 projects run by enthusiastic astronomers and science communicators with a view to using astronomy to make the world a better place. But, how do we know our projects have …

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Final report

Looking …Up! Astronomy for All”1 aimed to promote inclusive astronomy education and to highlight the need of integrate innovative teaching of the Astronomy in the Curriculum. The key projects tasks, towards this objectives, were: creating, printing and disseminating educational posters and promotional material, Open Days: open to public Observational Days …

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Final report

GATA Challenge brought together groups of amateurs and professional astronomers and computer programmers, designers, storywriters etc to develop technological applications that support astronomical cultural content in Arabic language. The project invited inter-disciplinary teams for an open competition to innovate on a technological means. About 100 applications were received from which 12 teams …

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Final report

Madagascar Astronomy Python Workshop (MadaAstroPy) was a Python programming workshop for scientific postgraduate students in the field of physics / mathematics / engineering and particularly targeted for astrophysics students in Antananarivo, Madagascar for the first time. The workshop was held at the Institute & Observatory of Geophysics in Antananarivo (IOGA) within …

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