The SDGs

No, not sub-dwarf galaxies. At the Office of Astronomy for Development, we look at way in which the skills and techniques of Astronomy can be used towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

For more information see my article for The Conversation Africa: Why the MeerKAT and astronomy matter or the opinion piece my colleagues and I wrote for Nature Astronomy on “The potential of astronomy for socioeconomic development in Africa”

Development projects

In many cases, data and algorithms are the common language between astronomy and development.