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 […]
The OAD, DARA Big Data, and the Inter-University Institute for Data-Intensive Astronomy (IDIA) conducted a 3-day hackathon at Eduardo Mondlane University in Mozambique to help local students and young professionals improve and develop their Python skills.
In this presentation given at the 2020 International Dark-Sky Association Conference, Sonal Asgotraa from Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE) discussses Astrostays, a community-driven astrotourism model that puts communities at the heart and center of the tourism model. The program is aimed at empowering and strengthening communities by diversifying economic bases and creating new opportunities for livelihood […]
OAD’s Kevin Govender talks on South African radio about Science 4.0 and the changes afoot. Link to download audio: As the world changes, science does too This show was based on the article written in The Conversation by Kevin Govender, Director, International Astronomical Union Office of Astronomy for Development and Carolina Odman, Associate Professor, University […]
The International Science Council (ISC) is featuring contributions from the global science community on Rethinking Human Development. This is a joint project with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). In this contribution, OAD Director, Kevin Govender, and Prof Carolina Odman at the Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy in South Africa, explore how science and […]