Author Archives: Ram Venugopal

Astronomy Training Workshop for School Science Teachers, Nigeria

Applications are open for Hands-on Astronomy Curriculum Training for Primary and Secondary School Science Teachers, Nigeria HOACTS is a sustainable local socio-economic development workshop through Astronomy which is designed to promote astronomy appreciation among primary/secondary school science teachers in Nigeria. It will promote Astronomy awareness using the RSU 15cm Vixen brand equatorial mount refractor Optical […]

IAU Astrotourism Workshop, 28 June 2021, online

Dark Sky Tourism: An engine for sustainable socio-economic development Dark skies are an essential part of the scientific, cultural and natural heritage of humanity. Dark sky areas also offer unique and sustainable tourism experiences, alongside numerous benefits for local communities. In this workshop we will discuss some astro tourism case studies from around the world. […]

AfAS – IAU OAD Special Session at Africa-Europe Science and Innovation Summit 2021

The Africa-Europe Science and Innovation Summit will be held virtually from June 14 to June 18, 2021. Within the content of this Summit the African Astronomical Society (AfAS) and the International Astronomical Union Office of Astronomy for Development (IAU OAD) will present a dedicated session entitled “Africa-EU Astronomy Collaborations: Towards the First IAU-General Assembly on […]

Apply for Big Data School and Hackathon, Kenya

DARA Big Data, in conjunction with TU Kenya, IAU OAD and IDIA, are organising a 5 day Big Data School and Hackathon event. It will be held 12-16 July on campus at the Technical University of Kenya in Nairobi. The event will feature 2 days of programming, data science and machine learning tutorials, followed by […]