The L’Oréal Foundation is launching the 9th edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science in Sub-Saharan Africa. A total of 14 fellowships are available – 12 for PhD students and two for postdoctoral researchers. Follow this link to learn more or apply.
The European Regional Office of Astronomy for Development was officially established yesterday at a signing ceremony in Leiden, the Netherlands. The event was attended by the then South African Minister of Science and Technology and marked the formation of the tenth Regional Office of Astronomy for Development, which is coordinated by the global office based in South Africa.
On 26 February 2018, the European Regional Office of Astronomy for Development (ROAD) was brought into existence at a signing ceremony at Leiden University in the Netherlands. It was preceded by a ceremonial address by Grace Naledi Pandor, former South African Minister of Science and Technology (now Minister of Higher Education). The occasion also marked the appointment of the minister as honorary visiting Oort Professor of 'Astronomy for Development'.