Developing Astronomical Skills in Nepal

The main objective of this project is to provide a research opportunity in astronomy/astrophysics as a part of their curriculum to undergraduate students in Nepal. The project will be implemented in different stages: February-March 2018 Students who are opting for their research/project work on astronomy/astrophysics in 4th year of B.Sc. physics program be invited to participate in the workshop. Participants in the workshop will learn about different areas of research in astronomy/astrophysics and get an opportunity to discuss their expression of interest for the project works with the resource persons. Maximum of 15 students will be selected and provided reading materials. Students will discuss topic and work on literature review. April-June 2018 Observation, Computation & Discussion: Students will be provided data, computational facilities and guidance for the research on assigned topics and be trained on scientific programming with Python as required for the computational purposes. July-November 2018 Thesis/Journal Publications: Student will be supported for the publication of their research work in one of the peerreviewed journal as possible.






Capacity Building