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Italy suffers a lack of policy/infrastructure for impaired people, often marginalised, thus increasing the gap with non-impaired people who also miss an enrichment which is only possible through true interaction with people each other. Astronomy shows us how small Planet Earth is. For visually impaired, it is difficult to visualize …

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By this project Irkutsk regional Astronomical Society (IRAS) and Irkutsk Planetarium (IP) will make the school subject of astronomy more practical, find and inspire the amateur astronomers and give the people a chance to look at the night sky. All these serve the socio-economic development of the remote territories and …

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The project will deliver astronomy lectures, games, and do-it-yourself astronomy equipment to young kids. Due to voluminous number of kids who belong below the poverty line, we are aiming to cater about 300 kids for 3batches, in three different places, aged 7-10 years old who are living in the slums …

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Like other STEM fields, astronomy suffers from under-representation of women and minorities and lack of role models to inspire the next generation of astronomers, including Lebanon. The project core is a platform called Scheherazade Speaks Science www.shespeaksscience.com, that uses storytelling to make science accessible and promotes women in STEM. Scheherazade, …

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Kathmandu Astrophysics School 2020 (KAS20) will be a 2-week astrophysics school on ‘Introduction to Astronomical Data Analysis ‘, targeting 25 advanced undergraduate students from Nepal (~80%) and abroad (~20%). The first week of the school will cover programming basics in ‘An Introduction to Python’ in order to ensure students develop …

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