Category Archives: TF1 funded projects

Overview of the project

Project leader: Binil Aryal, Project location: Nepal Project description: Because of the effective outcome of previous schools of astronomy, Government of Nepal has decided to provide regular support to the national school. The proposed school will be the third but very important step that will combine and extend both previous schools. In this school, participants […]

Overview of the project

Project leader: Jayant Murthy, Project location: Copperbelt University, *Zambia* Project description: There is now a new paradigm in astronomy where data from large missions have become accessible to anyone with good computer hardware and access to the Internet. In many ways, this has opened up frontier science to those institutions and countries who have […]

Overview of the project

Project leader: Andrea Richichi, Project location: Chiang Mai, Thailand Project Description: We plan to organize a workshop aimed at astronomers of all levels, who wish to improve their skills in specialised subjects of observation and data reduction. The primary target will be young researchers from South-East Asian countries, who will learn during the workshop […]

Overview of the project (2015)

Project leader: Jose Peña, Location: Tonanzintla, Mexico Target group: Latin American physics and astronomy undergraduate students Project description: The Latin American School of Observational Astronomy is a short course at the observatory in Tonanzintla, Mexico dedicated to undergraduate-level students from Latin America. The School was originally conceived to help Central American and other Latin […]

Project Update: Fourth East African Astronomy workshop

The Fourth East African Astronomy workshop hosted at the University of Rwanda from June 30th to July 4th 2014 Fourth East African Astronomy workshop, sponsored by the IAU Office of Astronomy for Development, was hosted by the University of Rwanda in Kigali City between June 30th and July 4th 2014. The workshop concerned the status […]