Category Archives: Middle East and North Africa

Final report

GATA Challenge brought together groups of amateurs and professional astronomers and computer programmers, designers, storywriters etc to develop technological applications that support astronomical cultural content in Arabic language. The project invited inter-disciplinary teams for an open competition to innovate on a technological means. About 100 applications were received from which 12 teams were shortlisted. A pre-event was […]

Overview of project

Armenian Astronomical Society together with the Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO) has been active in organizing international summer schools for young astronomers and joint workshops with Georgian and Iranian astronomers. Very often they precede each other to give chance to the students to participate in both events. After the establishment of the IAU SWCA ROAD, we […]

Overview of project

The Arab Astronomical Society School for Astrophysics (ArAS SfA), previously named “Arab Winter School for Astrophysics” (AWSA), is an initiative of the Arab Astronomical Society (ArAS). ArAS SfA’s objective is to give students the opportunity to be trained by professional astronomers to make up the shortage of expertise in the field. To give more flexibility […]

Update: November workshops

Columba Hypatia organized more activities in the week of Nov 20-26. Activities that paired up two more schools from north and south of the border in Cyprus,in Famagusta and Ayia Napa on the 22nd and 24th of November Public talk: Small to Large Scales in the Universe An event for youths (13-18 year olds) from […]