The Director of the Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy, Prof. Russ Taylor, launched the new IDIA offices at the University of the Western Cape (UWC). The launch of the office was welcomed by Physics and Astronomy Head of Department, Prof. Christopher Arendse, along with members of the UWC Astrophysics Group and South Africa’s Astronomy community.
The launch of the office follows a successful launch of the Ilifu Research Cloud at the Ilifu User’s Workshop held on the same day. The Associate Director – Development and Outreach of IDIA, Associate Prof. Carolina Ödman-Govender, is based at these offices and is undertaking science engagement activities and projects for IDIA in areas of development and outreach. Prof. Russ Taylor wished Associate Prof. Ödman-Govender and her team well.
(Image above from UWC Astro Group)