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NA-ROAD selects 10 Astronomy for Development Projects to Support Women and Girls in Astronomy

Source: IAU OAD North American Regional Office Today, the North American Regional Office of Astronomy for Development (NA-ROAD) announced the selection of ten astronomy for development projects to receive funding as part of the Women and Girls in Astronomy Program (WGAP). WGAP aims to inspire and support women, girls, and underrepresented genders in the field of astronomy. […]

RAS OAD Mobility Grant Recipients Announced

The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS), UK and the International Astronomical Union Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) are excited to announce the results of the 2023 RAS OAD mobility grants. A total of £5900 has been awarded to six projects that will establish or nurture research, education and/or development related collaborations between the United Kingdom […]

Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development – 24-hour online event

Join scientists for a 24-hour online event around the globe 5 June – 5:00 GMT / 6 June – 5:00 GMT How are scientists paving the way to the collective progress towards sustainable development? How could they do better, and more? International scientific unions, research organizations, science academies, learned societies, and scientific networks involved in […]

Webinar: 2023 OAD Call for Proposals

The OAD will be organizing a webinar on its 2023 call for proposals on Monday, May 15 at 1100 UTC. The session is targeted at anyone interested in applying for the annual call for proposals. Participants will given a brief introduction to astronomy-for-development and provided information on the call. Some of the past successful applicants […]

IAU Grants Open: Astronomy to Promote Sustainable Development

source: IAU The IAU Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) has released its 2023 Call for Proposals for projects that aim to use astronomy to make an impact on sustainable development. The mission of the OAD is to further the use of astronomy, including its practitioners, skills and infrastructures, as a tool for sustainable development […]