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Online course on Astronomy & Astrotourism - Registration open!

Posted: Wed Aug 04, 2021 7:07 am
by hazarry
Dear all,

It is our pleasure to announce the launch of a new introductory online course on astronomy and astrotourism. The course has been developed by researchers at the University of Namibia and the University of Oxford, and will be delivered via Zoom, free of charge. The programme has been designed with tour guides in mind as the main target audience, but anyone is welcome to register. No prior knowledge is needed to take part.

The course will consist of five, 1.5-hour sessions, and will be delivered on Tuesdays at 4pm CAT (UTC+2) on the following dates:

24th August (16:00-17:30 CAT / 22:00-23:30 Brunei Time) – Introduction to astronomy
31st August (16:00-17:30 CAT / 22:00-23:30 Brunei Time) – Astronomy facilities and research in Southern Africa
7th Sept (16:00-17:30 CAT / 22:00-23:30 Brunei Time) – Astronomy for development and astrotourism
14th Sept (16:00-17:30 CAT / 22:00-23:30 Brunei Time) – Stargazing and indigenous astronomy in Namibia
21st Sept (16:00-17:30 CAT / 22:00-23:30 Brunei Time ) – Light pollution and dark skies for sustainable development

The deadline to register is on Wednesday 18th August. To find out more and to register your interest, please complete the following form: