The International Astronomical Union (IAU) and International Visegrad Fund have launched a programme to promote the mobility of astronomy students in Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and the Slovak Republic.
The ‘International Astronomical Union’ has announced the maiden winners of its three new prizes, created earlier this year: the Astronomy Outreach Prize, Astronomy Development Prize and Astronomy Education Prize.
The CAP conference, held at least every two years, is co-organised by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Commission C2, Communicating Astronomy with the Public (CAP) and the IAU Office for Astronomy Outreach (OAO).
The CY Cergy Paris University has joined the Office of Astronomy for Education, OAE, after the International Astronomical Union, IAU, founded a new OAE branch office at the institution.
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.