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Open Call for Partners by IAU OAD

IAU OAD Call for Partners

The International Astronomical Union (IAU)’s Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) calls for partners – individuals/institutions from diverse professional backgrounds – to enable and catalyze the realization of development outcomes using astronomy (or science in general). Partnerships can take various forms including Funding Partners, Conferences and Seminars Partners, Research, Technical and/or Development Partners, as well […]

The Impact of Racial Inequalities in Achieving the SDGs

This article is based on a ‘Impact for Breakfast’ talk given by OAD Director Kevin Govender and OAD Fellow Tawanda Chingozha on the impact of racial inequalities on development in Africa. The first half of the blog (on the OAD, racism and its effect on project funding) was presented by Govender, and the second part […]

Science for Development

It is important to note that the OAD forms part of a broader conversation around science-for-development. In exploring the world of “astronomy for development” it is ever more clear that all sciences have significant contributions that can be made in order to achieve global development goals. It is only through working together across disciplines that […]