Category Archives: 2017

Overview of Projects

Las Cayes, Haiti, is a city of 70,000 where only 65% of children attend school, and only half of those will complete 6th grade. Teachers lack support, resources, and training to implement any curriculum at all beyond the basics. Children grow up without access to science education, and completely without any scientist or engineer role […]

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The result of social innovation is all around us. There are signs that social innovations are becoming more and more important. We are submerged by a tsunami of Big Data and data driven innovations. Big Data have been put into practice to help solve social problems. However, small emerging countries in this field are always […]

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Proper education in Astronomy in schools and Universities is a significant factor in cultivating students to become scientific minded youths. Observations of stars and astronomical objects with appropriate telescopes would help students studying this subject more interesting. The proposed project aims to address the following challenges: (i) lack of human resources (ii) lack of syllabus […]

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There has been a gradual decline in the study of science and related fields in schools, especially in African countries, due to the lack of demand for careers in the fields of science. With the advent of the Square Kilometer Array Project and Africa winning a major share of the project, it has become necessary […]

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Our project aims to address two significant challenges, one academic and one aimed for the general public. Guatemala, along with many countries of the Central American/Caribbean region, lacks of a solid and well consolidated program of astronomy/astrophysics at Graduate level. The challenge that the GUASA school aims, is to trigger the change needed to improve […]