Monthly Archives: November 2015

IAU-OAD West African Regional Office Inauguration

The West African Regional Office officially became a part of the IAU-Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) this week. The inauguration, which was held in Enugu, Nigeria, on November 27, marked the commencement of activities for the Regional Office. It was attended by the director of the OAD, country coordinators from Gabon, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana […]

World Science Forum 2015

The OAD was represented at the 2015 World Science Forum in Budapest, Hungary. International Project Co-Ordinator Eli Grant was part of a group of 50 young scientists selected for the IAP/GYA/ICORSA/WAYS side event on ‘Scoping the future: views and ideas of young scientists to tackle global challenges.’ The young scientists were split into five groups and challenged with […]