Category Archives: 2021

IAU Astrotourism Workshop, 28 June 2021

Dark Sky Tourism: An engine for sustainable socio-economic development Dark skies are an essential part of the scientific, cultural and natural heritage of humanity. Dark sky areas also offer unique and sustainable tourism experiences, alongside numerous benefits for local communities. In this workshop we discussed some astro tourism case studies from around the world. Programme […]

AfAS – IAU OAD Special Session at Africa-Europe Science and Innovation Summit 2021

The Africa-Europe Science and Innovation Summit will be held virtually from June 14 to June 18, 2021. Within the content of this Summit the African Astronomical Society (AfAS) and the International Astronomical Union Office of Astronomy for Development (IAU OAD) will present a dedicated session entitled “Africa-EU Astronomy Collaborations: Towards the First IAU-General Assembly on […]

Big Data School and Hackathon, Kenya

DARA Big Data, in conjunction with TU Kenya, IAU OAD and IDIA, are organising a 5 day Big Data School and Hackathon event. It will be held 26-30 July on campus at the Technical University of Kenya in Nairobi. The event will feature 2 days of programming, data science and machine learning tutorials, followed by […]

LAMPS Project Online Activities in Madagascar, 7-12 June 2021

Join the e-LAMPS online event next week for French and Malagasy high school and college students. Message from Ikala STEM: Ny ekipan’ny Ikala STEM Sub-Saharan African Chapter dia faly manasa antsika mpanaraka ny pejy fa indrindra ianareo mpianatra eny amin’ny kolejy sy lisea hanatrika ny hetsika e-LAMPS mandritra izao hamehana ara-pahasalamana izao. Ny lohahevitra? « […]