Category Archives: 2019

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The goals of DAP are to provide quality STEM education, reduce gender inequality, raise awareness about environmental crises, and promote peace and equality in Pakistan. This will be achieved by developing and delivering a curriculum for intensive Astronomy-based workshops in 20 madrassas, private and public schools and by conducting outreach at schools and in public […]

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We will provide a 2-week workshop for up to 40 science teachers in Monrovia, Liberia. The educational system, as one of the key drivers for social and economical development, is in a devastating condition after two civil wars and the Ebola crisis. We are going to support the teachers with basic astronomy knowledge and classroom […]

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In countries where funding for academic disciplines is not as abundant as in the developed world, astronomy funding is often justified by arguing that it is an inspirational discipline attracting students to science, and that the skills acquired by astronomy graduates add value beyond the field of astronomy, beyond academia, and contribute to a country’s […]

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The Supernova Foundation is a global, virtual mentoring programme aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate female physics students, mostly from developing countries, to improve gender equality in physics. We target women in physics departments with few or no female role models and use mentoring by senior female researchers at other institutes to empower them and give […]

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This project aims to use Astronomy as a tool to counsel, heal and educate children whom have been traumatised by conflicts related to farmers-herdsmen clashes in Kaduna State, Nigeria. According to UNICEF and National Bureau for Statistics, about 10.5 million children are out of school in Nigeria, and over 60% of these children are in […]