Outreach, Development and Education

IDIA is getting a new website

We are building a new website for the Institute. While we are doing so, information on this website will be incomplete. Is there something you cannot find? Get in touch! Email us at communications@idia.ac.za. You can also reach us on our twitter account @Big_IDIA. Thank you for your patience. In the meantime, here are existing websites …

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IDIA partners with the SARAO Big Data Africa school.

The week of 10 – 17 September 2018 sees the 2nd Big Data Africa school take place near Cape Town. Organised by SARAO as part of the Newton Fund‘s DARA Big Data project, the school brings 27 students from 8 African countries together with lecturers, local and international, to take part in an intense, hands-in academic …

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IDIA Associate Director Carolina Ödman wins prestigious Special International Astronomical Union Award for astronomy outreach, development and education

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) last week awarded Associate Director of the Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA), Associate Professor Carolina Ödman, a special prize for her pioneering work in astronomy outreach, development and education. This award was given as part of the IAU XXX (30th) General Assembly, which took place in VIenna, Austria in …

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