Projects

The Science Communication group at IA, together with its partners, develops projects at a national and international scale in the field of Astronomy and Space Sciences communication.

In this page you can find information about ongoing projects, as well as an archive of projects already completed.

If you wish to suggest a project in partnership with the Science Communication group at IA, please get in touch using the e-mail comunicacao.ciencia@iastro.pt.

 

National

Astronomy and Design

To inspire future designers with the opportunities and specific challenges of science communication.

IAstro Júnior

Inspiring young people and adults to get involved in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Science and promoting Astronomy Literacy in entertainment and educational sessions for the whole family.

Ignite IAstro Tour

Bringing the communication of Astrophysics and Space Sciences to towns and cities far away from the main urban areas.

Viver Astronomia

Informal education programme in astronomy that makes use of the practice of science communication as a way to enhance formal science education, and stimulate the development of communication skills.

Noites no Observatório

Inviting the public to experience the Universe, on the last Saturday of every month, through lectures and observations of the night sky with telescopes.

International

Astronomy Literacy

Definition of global education objectives in astronomy and production of international educational contents.

PLOAD

Using Astronomy to promote the development of the Portuguese speaking countries.

Past projects