Category Archives: Events

Science Hack Day

Science Hack Day – Cape Town Theme: Hacking Science for Development The OAD partnered with several organisations to host the first of these events in Africa, to explore ways in which programming and computer skills (essential skills in the astronomy field) can be used for development. WHAT IS SCIENCE HACK DAY? The mission of Science […]

OAD First Stakeholder Workshop

Short Summary of the OAD workshop The IAU Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) held its first stakeholders workshop from 12 – 14 December 2012 at the SAAO in Cape Town. Fifty-five participants attended from 28 different countries. Attendees included representatives of relevant Commission 46 Program Groups, Commission 55, other IAU-endorsed activities (GTTP and Universe […]