The International Astronomical Union has announced SKA Observatory (SKAO) and NSF’s NOIRLab as co-hosts of its new ‘Centre for the Protection of the Dark and Quiet Sky from Satellite Constellation Interference’.
The ‘TWAS – Elsevier Foundation Project Grants for Gender Equity and Climate Action’ for female scientists will support women’s well-being and mitigate the consequences of climate change through concrete action-based projects.
With funding from one of its past president, the International Astronomical Union has launched three new prizes: the IAU Astronomy Education Prize, Outreach Prize and Development Prize–for individuals and organisations.
‘Office for Astronomy Outreach’ is inviting outreach practitioners, parents, youth and astronomers, to contribute to its ‘2022 Women and Girls in Astronomy’ project, where little kids will participate in a ‘Draw an Astronomer contest’.
The first ten years of the Office of Astronomy for Development was a glorious chapter in the life of OAD itself, writes Kevin Govender.
Workshops will assist scientists in developing countries to access and analyze astronomical data for their research.
First published in May 2019, the 2nd volume of ‘Big Ideas’ has been launched, again, in booklet form, and can also be found on its website.
The application portal for the intake of new Individual Members and Junior Members of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) is now open.
30 winners have emerged from the 700 entries received for the Office of Astronomy for Education (OAE) ‘Astrophotography Contest’.
The International Astronomical Union urged its over 120,000 members to address climate change via scientific and educational outreaches, together with various other activities.