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In spite of our advanced space program, India still suffers from the evils of blind faith and superstition. It is time for the scientific community to rise up and act against this growing trend. To encourage rational thinking in people, it is important to inculcate scientific temper in students at …

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The goals of DAP are to provide quality STEM education, reduce gender inequality, raise awareness about environmental crises, and promote peace and equality in Pakistan. This will be achieved by developing and delivering a curriculum for intensive Astronomy-based workshops in 20 madrassas, private and public schools and by conducting outreach …

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It is necessary to develop advanced research for astronomy in Mongolian universities using modern techniques. We do not have graduate education/ curriculum for astronomy in Mongolian universities, or astronomical education for school teachers. There is a lack of professors and training opportunities for students in universities and colleges. Mongolia’s educational …

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update: Collaboration with astronomy institution

Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE) and Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) have entered into a formal collaboration for AHLC and this project will now officially be a part of IIA’s outreach program. Through this collaboration, we will be able to leverage IIA’s expertise in training the locals on astronomy and handling …

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update: Kathmandu Astrophysics School announcement

Kathmandu Astrophysics School (KAS2018) Date: June 10-17, 2018 Prithvi Narayan Campus, Pokhara, Nepal Participants will be introduced to basic concepts and computational techniques in astrophysics and cosmology. Lectures will be combined with hands-on projects, professional development and networking, with the goal of mentoring advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students to …

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update – one day workshop

‘One Day Workshop in Astronomy and Astrophysics Research’  February 27, 2018 Nepal Academy of Science and Technolgy (NAST) Registration Form (online)  Deadline is February 23, 2018 Note: Limited partial/full travel grant is available for deserving students. Women are especially encouraged to apply! More information about the project on the website: http://www.nepalastronomicalsociety.org/projects/dasn2018/

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