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Multi-messenger Astronomy in the BRICS Framework

The BRICS Programme focuses on two key areas: 1) the scientific advance, within the BRICS partners, of the rapidly expanding domain of wide-field multi-wavelength imaging sky surveys and the detection…


“Astronomy for a better world” session at the Science Forum South Africa

In this session we explore how the multiple facets of astronomy can be used as a tool for sustainable development. Modern astronomy tests the limits of our human ingenuity when…


The 9th Annual BRICS Astronomy Working Group Meeting

The 9th Annual BRICS Astronomy Working Group (BAWG) Workshop took place at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) in Cape Town, hosted by the Inter-University Institute for Data-Intensive Astronomy (IDIA)….


BRICS Astronomy Working Group Hackathon: Clustering Astronomical Data with Machine Learning

The BRICS Astronomy Working Group workshop was succeeded by a two-day hackathon held on 18 – 19 October 2023 at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) in Cape Town, South…


CALL FOR REGISTRATION: BAWG Hackathon 2023

The BAWG Hackathon, which follows the BRICS Astronomy Working Group Workshop (BAWG 2023), aims to engage astronomy postgraduate students and young individuals from the BRICS countries who possess Python skills and…


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: BRICS Astronomy Working Group Workshop (BAWG2023)

The 9th annual BRICS Astronomy Working Group meeting will take place in Cape Town, South Africa from 16-19 October.  The meeting will be hosted by the South African Inter-University Institute for…


Empowering Dreams, Igniting Futures: Reflecting on the 3rd Annual Harry Gwala District Science Week

The 3RD Annual Harry Gwala District Science Week The 3rd annual Harry Gwala District Science Week was a truly heart-warming event that took place from the 15th to the 19th…


The inaugural edition of BRICS Astronomy Magazine is out

CAPE TOWN – 14 June 2022: The first edition of BRICS Astronomy Magazine has beenreleased and is ready for you to peruse at your pleasure. The magazine can be downloadedand…


India Ministerial visit to the SKA Site in South Africa (October 2017)