January 20, 2020 to January 25, 2020
The department of Physical Sciences is planning to hold a 5-day workshop titled “Hands-on Training in Astro-physics” from 20th to 24th January 2020. The keynote presenters are Dr. Rosa Ma Ros Ferré, Dr. Ederlinda Viñuales Gavín and Prof. Mirjana Povic, scientists from Network of Astronomy for Schools Education (NASE), based in Spain. The workshop is aimed at equipping final year physics students, invited secondary school physics teachers and MUST physics lecturers with hands on skills in:
- Assembly of basic apparatus used for space observation – model telescope.
- Astronomical image data reduction techniques
- Scholarships, fellowships and grant opportunities in physics and astrophysics
Additionally, the guest presenters will assist in development of the M.Sc Physics curriculum in the area of astrophysics.
Dr. Julius Ratumo Toeri
Dr. Dismus Simiyu Wamalwa