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 […]
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 […]
OAD at IST Africa 2021 Conference OAD Big Data Fellow, Dr Nikhita Madhanpall, gave a talk on “Big Data Analytics Capacity Building with Radio Astronomy” at the IST-Africa 2021 conference held from 10 – 14 May, 2021. The conference was the 16th in an annual series of Ministerial Level Technology Research and Innovation Conferences. IST-Africa […]
OAD Director Kevin Govender participated in a panel discussion on “A Proposal for an International Year of Planetary Defense” at the 7th IAA Planetary Defense Conference Online Event held on 30 April 2021, hosted by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs in collaboration with the European Space Agency.
Webinar: IAU OAD Call for Proposals 2021 The OAD is organizing a webinar on the 2021 call for proposals on Friday, May 14, 1400 UTC (4pm South African time). Anyone planning to submit a proposal is encouraged to attend this 1 hour session. OAD staff will run through the details of the call and explore […]