Monthly Archives: August 2019

Girls Astronomy Camp, Nassarawa

This article was pubished on Astronomers Without Borders In the month of June, AWBNigeria organized a girls’ astronomy camp in Lumen Christi Basic Science School in Nassarawa state. The participants were selected from girls schools around Nassarawa state. The National Coordinator of AWBNigeria, Mrs. Olayinka Fagbemiro, gave an introductory speech to the participants highlighting AWB’s […]

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Teacher training workshop

Teacher training outreach for Astronomy and Science in Mongolia” Workshop was held at the National University of Mongolia, June 10-15, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Website School teachers were trained on hands on activities and lectures given by international astronomers. The training workshop created a platform for professional astronomers, space scientists, and educators to meet and share […]

Project delays

Project activities were set for May 3, 2019 but postponed twice due to violence. The project partners in Nigeria have advised to choose a different location. An IDP camp in Kuchingoro has been identified that houses victims from violent clashes which fits with the scope of the project. 


The project: – Visited young indigenous people in Quebec, Wendake, and Trois-Rivieres: 3 presentations were organized to present astronomy, Indigenous astronomy, and the career of the first indigenous woman to obtain a PhD in astronomy – Visited the festival of popular astronomy in Mont-Megantic: 3 groupes reached this festival and visited the professional Observatory of […]