Many development projects are run by the Office of Astronomy for Development, says Jose Miguel Espinosa, the Secretary General of the International Astronomical Union.
A new webinar in the GeoUnions ISC Distinguished Lecture Series
The Office of Astronomy for Development just published a new booklet about projects it supports.
Several Chinese organizations choose to promote astronomy and its achievements to celerate IYBSSD
Join a new online lecture series on how basic geosciences are essential in fostering the advancement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) is pleased to announce the results of its 2022 call for proposals. 19 projects have been selected to receive a total of €113,011.
Measurements have revealed that BlueWalker 3, a low Earth orbiting satellite, is now one of the brightest objects in the night sky. But the satellite’s use of terrestrial frequencies poses a new challenge to radio astronomy.
In celebration of UNESCO World Science Day for Peace and Development, the IAU has released videos from its AstroVoices project, highlighting the diversity of female astronomers around the world.
The International Astronomical Union (IAU) and the South African National Research Foundation (NRF) have signed an agreement to continue hosting the Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) in South Africa until 2027.
Since 2011, the IAU Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) has funded over 200 projects that use astronomy as a tool to address challenges in communities and achieve SDGs. OAD’s Dana Ficut-Vicas and Maria Alejandra Diaz write on the changes these projects are creating in their communities.