Monthly Archives: July 2019

Amanar program announcement

The following is from an article in the website of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC). Amanar , which means Pleiades in Berber, is a project of dissemination of Astronomy , to inspire the Saharawi community through the wonders of our Universe and promote peace, mutual understanding and a sense of citizenship under the same sky.  This […]

Xinchang planetarium – Astronomy & Society Development

OAD Director Kevin Govender was invited to attend the South Africa-China Astronomy Bilateral meeting in Shanghai. A workshop on Astronomy for Development was held during which a special planetarium and science museum themed “Astronomy & Society Development” was opened in Xinchang. Xinchang Astronomical Science and Technology Museum Promo (English)

Astrodev Workshop at DARA Annual Meeting

Dr. Vanessa McBride attended the Development in Africa through Radio Astronomy (DARA) annual network meeting and Steering Committee meeting in South Africa. She presented a workshop on how to design development projects. The DARA student cohort will be submitting proposals for development projects in AVN countries. The OAD will coordinate the proposals process which is […]