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People of Peace Education Features OAD Project Coordinator

Dr. Francesca Fragkoudi, an astrophysicist & science communicator, who founded and co-led the OAD project “Columba-Hypatia: Astronomy for Peace” was recently featured in the People of Peace Education. People of Peace Education is a project developed and maintained by the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research and the International Institute on Peace Education in partnership […]

OAD Signs MoU with International Virtual Observatory Alliance

Logo of the International Virtual Observatory Alliance

The IAU Office of Astronomy for Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Virtual Observatory Alliance (IVOA). Both the OAD and IVOA realize that astronomical data and technology have the potential to be applied in various fields to benefit society. Both are motivated to use astronomical data for education, development and public […]