Category Archives: 2019

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Even though 150 years have passed, and despite government efforts to improve the situation, Indigenous people in Canada continue to endure hard living conditions, such as higher rates of unemployment, poor education, bad housing, and poor job prospects. Several government efforts have tried to solve the problem, but these programs had limited success rates. One of […]

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Molo Mhlaba (MM) offers a radical new approach to schooling in South Africa. With local, low-fee, independent schools in underserved communities, MM provides South Africa’s most vulnerable group – black girls – with access to quality STEM education and career orientation, going beyond standard educational targets to strive for excellence and innovation. MM inspires and […]

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It is necessary to develop advanced research for astronomy in Mongolian universities using modern techniques. We do not have graduate education/ curriculum for astronomy in Mongolian universities, or astronomical education for school teachers. There is a lack of professors and training opportunities for students in universities and colleges. Mongolia’s educational system has no astronomy textbook […]

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SYSTEM Sounds is a science-art outreach project that converts the rhythm and harmony of the cosmos into music and sound. We wish to expand on the early success of our OAD-funded 2018 project by focusing on interactive web applications (“apps”) that let anyone create their own space music. Our TRAPPIST-1 app was played by over […]

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In previous years Starlight in the university lab (Astrolab) was developed in Rwanda, Nigeria, and Zambia. Astrolab is an enquiry-based lab for undergraduate students. We organised a workshop in 2018 to give future tutors a thorough training to enable them to direct and monitor students performing their projects. (Reports on OAD/TF1.) From the success of […]