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2019

Final report

The Supernova Foundation is a global, virtual mentoring programme for women in physics. We have nearly 50 senior women scientists who volunteer as mentors and about 90 women undergraduate and postgraduate students from around the world. Finding we were growing faster than we had administrative capacity to support, we received …

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Clear Skies was conceived as an excersise to inculcate rational thinking in students, using Astronomy as an effective tool. For more than a year, the project team worked with the same set of underprivileged students from Shaikhpet, Hyderabad in India. Various sessions were held with around 200 students, aged 12-15, …

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The Regional Astronomical Summer School (September 2-6, 2019) and the Regional Astronomical Workshop (September 11-13, 2019) took place at the Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO), which is located near village Byurakan on the picturesque southern slope of Mount Aragatz. The Regional Astronomical Summer School was aimed at attracting beginner astronomers and related MSc and PhD students …

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Final report

Astrolab Training Week (30th September – 4th October 2019) National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Bulawayo, Republic of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe is making her nascent steps into the world of space exploration via the newly established Zimbabwe National Geospatial and Space Agency (ZINGSA), and given these circumstances, NUST seeks to …

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