Category Archives: Regions

Southern African Regional Office of Astronomy for Development

Website: Southern African Regional Office Media Release: 8 August 2014, Kitwe, Zambia: Today the International Astronomical Union (IAU) signed an important agreement with the Copperbelt University (CBU) to host a Southern African regional node of the IAU Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD). This is the second regional node to be established on the African continent […]

Portuguese Language

Website: Portuguese Language Expertise Centre The International Astronomical Union’s (IAU) Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) has established a Portuguese ‘Language Expertise Centre for the OAD’ (PLOAD), hosted at Núcleo Interactivo de Astronomia (NUCLIO), in collaboration with the Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences in Portugal. The centre is one of the new coordinating offices announced […]

European Region

The European Regional Office of Astronomy for Development is operated jointly by the European Astronomical Society and Leiden University.  The European Astronomical Society (EAS) promotes and advances astronomy in Europe. Leiden University, the oldest university in the Netherlands, is one of Europe’s leading international research universities and has seven faculties in the arts, sciences and social sciences, […]