News, 07 Nov 2018 16:32:21 +0100IAU astroEDU: One of The World's Most Inspiring Education Innovations, a global education nonprofit organisation, researches inspiring innovations in education from around the world and annually selects the most inspiring 100 initiatives. Educational practices had to meet the criteria of being innovative, impactful and scalable to make it onto the list. For the 2019 list, HundrED has recognized IAU astroEDU among the top 100 innovations.Wed, 07 Nov 2018 16:32:21 +0100 and Society Group represents Leiden Observatory at CAP 2018 in Japan, 05 Apr 2018 15:30:58 +0200 Science Education: Ada's Adventures in Science Comics, 17 Jan 2018 12:50:51 +0100 Awareness: One of the Most Innovative Programmes in Education Worldwide 4 October at the HundrED Innovation Summit, Universe Awareness (UNAWE) was officially announced as one of the HundrED's 100 Global Inspiring Innovations in Education.Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:17:01 +0200 Scoop selected as Great Website for Kids Scoop website selected as one of the Great Websites for Kids by the American Library Association. Fri, 16 Dec 2016 16:00:00 +0100 for Development Receives Prestigious Edinburgh Medal 2016 Edinburgh Medal will be jointly awarded to Kevin Govender from the Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) and the International Astronomical Union (IAU). This prestigious medal is given in recognition of their wide reaching contribution to science and will be presented during the 2016 Edinburgh International Science Festival on 30 March. The medal celebrates the creation and practical establishment of the IAU Office of Astronomy for Development, hosted at the South African Astronomical Observatory and led by Kevin Govender and the International Astronomical Union. Previous medal winners include four Nobel Prize laureates. This is only the second time that the Edinburgh Medal has been jointly awarded to an individual and an organisation; in 2013 Professor Peter Higgs and CERN received the medal.Wed, 30 Mar 2016 14:02:57 +0200 of Space Scoop: Astronomy News Portal For Kids in 22 Languages, 16 Dec 2015 16:04:07 +0100 Awareness Named a 2015 WISE Awards Finalist Project Awareness is one of fifteen projects chosen by WISE for providing compelling and innovative solutions to today’s most pressing challenges in education. Mon, 04 May 2015 09:33:12 +0200 Astronomy Educational Project Awarded Grant of 2 Million Euros from European Union, 09 Dec 2014 10:36:57 +0100 in a Box: Inspiring every child with our wonderful Cosmos University’s Universe Awareness educational programme has launched an innovative Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign this week at the 13th International Conference on Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST 2014) in Brazil. The campaign will support the efforts of Universe Awareness to share the educational toolkit, Universe in a Box, with underprivileged communities around the world.Fri, 09 May 2014 09:36:05 +0200