Category Archives: 2018

Astronomy for Literacy: Solving the global learning crisis in Sierra Leone

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela Astronomy for Literacy is a 2016 OAD funded project that focused on using Astronomy to improve literacy amongst middle school children in rural parts of Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone is a small country on the coast of West […]

Science Communication for Policy Engagement: Science Forum SA 2018

OAD’s Dr. Vanessa McBride will be joining a panel discussion on ‘Science Communication for Policy Engagemenet at the Science Forum South Africa 2018’ This session will explore the relationship between scientific research and policy, from the perspective of both early career researchers and experienced policy makers. It will discuss the mechanisms of science communication for […]

African Leadership Congress 2018

OAD was invited to the 2018 African Leadership Congress on  on space science and technology for sustainable development in Abuja, Nigeria. It was a 3-Day Regional Conference To Promote Cooperation Among The African Countries In The Use Of Space Science And Technology. The theme was ‘Implementation Of The African Space Policy And Strategy’.  Stakeholders from African […]