Category Archives: 2017

Dot Astronomy 9 conference

Astronomy is driven forward by new technology, and today, software is developing more rapidly than it ever has. How can new technologies help astronomical research, education, and outreach? How can new developments in machine learning, web interfaces, and software impact our work? How can new ideas and techniques in education and research increase our productivity? […]

Update: November workshops

Columba Hypatia organized more activities in the week of Nov 20-26. Activities that paired up two more schools from north and south of the border in Cyprus,in Famagusta and Ayia Napa on the 22nd and 24th of November Public talk: Small to Large Scales in the Universe An event for youths (13-18 year olds) from […]

Science for Development

It is important to note that the OAD forms part of a broader conversation around science-for-development. In exploring the world of “astronomy for development” it is ever more clear that all sciences have significant contributions that can be made in order to achieve global development goals. It is only through working together across disciplines that […]

Keynote at Aoraki Mackenzie Starlight Festival

Kevin Govender was one of the keynote speakers at the Aoraki Mackenzie Starlight Festival held from 13-15 October 2017 at Aoraki/Mt.Cook National Park in New Zealand. Kevin talked about the inspiration of the starlit skies to inspire young people to reach their potential through science and education. During this visit he also delivered talks to staff and […]