Projects Funded

All of the OAD Funded Projects in alphabetical order
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(Re-)integration of DPRK astronomers in the international research community
2018 Girls Astronomy Camp, Nigeria
2019 Girls Astronomy Camp, Nigeria
A Touch of Venus
Accessible Citizen Science for the Developing World, UK
Active Learning Astronomy for Schools in Haiti
Ad Astra Academy 2018, Brazil
Ad Astra Academy 2020, Brazil
Amanar: Under the Same Sky, Algeria/Canary islands
Amazonas: Celebrating Astronomy, Brazil
An astronomical kit for the visually impaired
An Astronomy Center in Bangladesh
Andean Cosmology School
Astrobabies: Astronomy in early childhood, Colombia
AstroBVI: An Astronomical Educational Kit for the Blind and Vision Impaired (BVI) Community in South America
Astrolab: the consolidation phase
AstroMcGill’s Adopt an Astronomer program, Canada
Astro Molo Mhlaba 2019, South Africa
Astro Molo Mhlaba 2020, South Africa
Astronomí­a Periférica (Peripheral Astronomy), Colombia
Astronomical measurements in Ancient Greece
Astronomy Festivalitos, Colombia
Astronomy for Africa: Student Support for Astronomy Modules via Distance Learning
Astronomy for all
Astronomy for all: construction of a 3D planetarium with low cost materials for the inclusion of the visually impaired, Ireland
Astronomy for Canadian Indigenous People 2019
Astronomy for Canadian Indigenous People 2020
Astronomy for Earthquake affected Students, Nepal
Astronomy for Extremely ill or Traumatically Injured Children and Their Families, USA
Astronomy for Himalayan Livelihood Creation, India
Astronomy for Literacy, Sierra Leone
Astronomy for students through interactive app and game, Bangladesh
Astronomy lectures for university students and teachers in Accra, Ghana
Astronomy on Camel Cart, India
Astronomy Outreach for Inner City Youth, USA
Astronomy Skits for Secondary School Science Education   (Cancelled)
Astronomy to Develop Pre-Algebra Skills, Uganda
Astronomy Winter School in India
Astronomy with all Senses, Colombia
Behold the Sky, Brazil
Astro-Science Ambassadors Outreach for Science Education in Tanzania
Big Data in Astronomy: A tool for Social Innovation, Mauritius
Chinese Ancient Poetry Astrophotography
Clear Skies, India
Columba-Hypatia: Astronomy for Peace, Cyprus
Communication and (social) media skills for young astronomers
Community Development Around Timor Observatory, Indonesia
Conduction of astronomical activities to motivate students in Public schools of Nepal
Coordinating Astronomy for Public Outreach in Viet Nam (Phase 2): Uniting Amateur Astronomy Clubs and Bringing Astronomy to a Broader Public
Coordinating Astronomy for Public Outreach in Viet Nam: Bringing Astronomy to Remote Areas
Cosmic Code: First Contact, South Africa
Cosmic Light: Bring Galileo’s starry messenger to Vietnam
COSMOamautas: Training Teachers in rural areas, Peru
Dark Skies Outreach to Sub-Saharan Africa
Developing Astronomical Skills in Nepal
Development of Astro Tourism in South West Asia
Development through Astronomy in Pakistan
Discover the Universe/e la decouverte de l’Univers – Online workshop for worldwide French teachers
Documentary Series on Astronomy Research in India
East Africa School of Astronomy
Educational telescope for each high school in Mongolia
eScience Cafe: Building a global science community 
E-Teacher Training: Taking astronomy to the Portuguese Speaking Countries community
Formation of Tutors for Astrolab
Fourth ArAS School for Astrophysics
Galileo Teacher Training Program (GTTP) Nepal
GalileoMobile Constellation
Gaza Ambassadors of Mars
Gaza Ambassadors of Universe
Guatemalan School of Astrophysics
Guatemalan School of Astrophysics 2015
Guatemalan School of Astrophysics 2017
Haiti All Sky Camera
Haiti All Sky Camera 2
Hands-on Astronomy Curriculum Training for Primary and Secondary School Teachers, Nigeria
Hands on Basic Space Science training for Primary and Junior Secondary School Science Teachers, Nigeria
How Big Is Earth?
IDP Children Astronomer’s Outreach 2019, Nigeria
IDP Children Astronomer’s Outreach 2020, Nigeria
Indonesia-Malaysia project on astronomy education using tactile image
Industry skills from astronomy for emerging economies
Institute Twinning between the University of Antioquia (Colombia) and the Leiden Observatory
Introducing Data Analysis in the University System, Zambia
Joint Exchange Development Initiative for Africa
Kathmandu Astrophysics School 2018
Kathmandu Astrophysics School 2020
Lamba Indigenous Astronomy, Zambia
LAMPS: Leveraging local AstronoMy site to Promote STEM, Madagascar
Latin American School of Observational Astronomy 2014
Latin American School of Observational Astronomy 2015
Latin American School of Observational Astronomy 2016
Latin American School of Observational Astronomy 2017
Limpopo Astronomy Public Outreach (LAPO), South Africa
Looking …Up! Astronomy for ALL
Madagascar Astronomy Python Workshop 
Mathare Ambassadors of Astronomy, Kenya
MENA Regional Summer School: “Astronomy with Small Telescopes” 
Modern Astronomy: Science/Technology Transfer in the SEA-ROAD Region
Nanotarium: The Most Inexpensive, Quality DIY Planetarium on Earth
National School on Astrophysical Simulation, Nepal
National Workshop on Astronomy & Astrophysics (NWAA2013), Kathmandu, Nepal
Naval Hill Planetarium: Context-appropriate Content Development Project, South Africa
Networking and Skilling in astronomy in Senegal
Network for Astronomy School Education (NASE) Africa
O Universo é velho, belo e cheio de vida
Obsesión por el Cielo: A Weekly Astronomy Radio Show, and Un Paseo por el Cielo: A Descriptive Guide to the Night Sky
Open Design Dark Sky Simulator
Optical camera for a 14-inch telescope in Namibia
Pale Blue Dot – a Universe Awareness Project
Poetry and Sky Competition
Public Library Astronomy Corners, South Africa
Radio Astronomy For Education
Reach for the Stars (Planetarium for the Blind), Philippines
Regional School on Astrophysical Data Reduction
Revitalizing Astronomy Education and Research in Myanmar Universities
She Speaks Science, Lebanon, UK, online
Sensoroteca Astronómica, Colombia
Sign Language Universal Encyclopedic Dictionary
Sky on a Bike, India
Solar System Play
Solving Problems and Cosmic Exploration (S.P.A.C.E), South Africa
South West and Central Asian Regional Summer School and Workshop
Starlight (Astrolab) Extended 2016
Starlight in the university lab 2013
Starlight in the university lab 2014
Starry Nights in Cape Verde – Astronomy reaches out West African Islands
Strengthening Astronomy Research at University in Rwanda (Phase 1)
Summer School on Statistical Data Analysis and Data Mining in Astronomy
Summer Visiting Program for Astronomers at  the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA)
Summer Workshop on Radio Astrophysics,Tonantzintla 2018
Summer Workshop on Radio Astrophysics, Tonantzintla 2017 (Taller de Radioastrofísica, Verano Tonantzintla 2017)
Sustainment of the development of astrophysics in Vietnam at the Master/PhD level in the  radio astronomy domain
SYSTEM Sounds: Bringing the Music of the Spheres Down to Earth, Canada/global
SYSTEM Sounds: Interactive Space Music, Canada/global
TARA, Fergusson College Node, Pune, India
Telescopes For Siberian Villages, Russia
Teacher training outreach for Astronomy and Science in Mongolia
The 3rd South West and Central Asian Regional Workshop
The Art of Learning Astronomy, Philippines
The Brazilian Network for Astronomical News
The First Arab Winter School for Astrophysics
The Fourth East-African Astronomy Workshop
The Supernova Foundation Mentoring Programme
The Travelling Telescope, Kenya
The UNAWE-UNESCO-Mobil I for Central America 
The Universe – our home full of wonders
Third ArAS School for Astrophysics
Time Variability in Modern Astrophysics
Touching Space – Accessible Astronomy, UK
Training of Policy Makers in Ethiopia
Under other skies: dialogues of different cosmological paradigms, Brazil
Under the Same Sky: Teaching the Teachers in Liberia
Uplifting the Mozambican astronomy community
US National Park Service Night Skies Internship   (Cancelled)
Vaudemont – Solar Trail for visually impaired
West African International Summer School for Young Astronomers 2014
West African International Summer School for Young Astronomers 2017
Yunnan Minority Regions Astronomical Popularization Footprint Map Plan, China