Monthly Archives: November 2021

Promoting Women in STEM Through Storytelling and Mentorship

She Speaks Science promotes Women in STEM through storytelling and mentorship

She Speaks Science aims to promote women in STEM and a positive STEM identity among the youth through storytelling and mentorship. The stories are published on an online platform showcasing women scientists and highlighting female role models in science to inspire more young people to engage in STEM disciplines. The stories have reached 35,000 people […]

Kainaat Kids’ Fifth Astronomy Video in Urdu

Astronomy videos in Urdu

The Kainaat Kids Youtube channel publishes astronomy videos in Urdu aimed at kids 10-16 years of age. The project plans to create 10 astronomy videos covering basic concepts of the science of astronomy. The content closely aligns with the science curriculum in Pakistan (and other places) as well. To be accessible to the intended audience, […]

Unlocking Science – Astrostays Featured in International Science Council Series

Astrostays unlocking science series

The International Science Council has featured the Astrostays project in its Unlocking Science series, produced by BBC Storyworks Commercial Productions. Unlocking Science is a new series presented by the International Science Council (ISC) and produced by BBC Storyworks commercial productions. The series explores what science is doing to address the challenges of global sustainability. It […]

Compelling stories, curious science: #UnlockingScience launched

In an online series, the International Science Council presents fascinating insights behind the science of sustainability. Press release by the International Science Council Produced by BBC StoryWorks Commercial Productions, this dynamic online series uncovers the innovative global stories of scientists and how they are addressing inequalities, engaging policymakers and the public, and pioneering a more […]

Astronomy as a Tool to Face COVID-19 Isolation in an Indigenous Village

Under Other Skies project to face COVID-19 Isolation in Indigenous Village

The “Under Other Skies” project is using astronomy as a tool to help face COVID-19 induced isolation in the indigenous village ‘Aldeia Verde’, in Mina Gerais, Brazil. It aims at bridging different visions of the Universe by collecting indigenous knowledge. The project’s main objective is to record, transcribe and translate unpublished songs about the sky […]