UNESCO Chair in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Sciences (964), established in 2012 at The Islamic University of Gaza (Palestine).
Astronomy, astrophysics and space sciences.
The specific objectives of this Chair are to:
- promote teaching, research and outreach activities in astronomy, astrophysics and space sciences throughout the Palestine;
- develop curricula and degree-awarding post-graduate programme in astronomy, astrophysics and space sciences, and provide training in these fields;
- carry out research and outreach activities in the field of astronomy, astrophysics and space sciences, and disseminate research results widely; and,
- promote networking and knowledge-sharing in the fields of astronomy, astrophysics and space sciences at the local, regional and global levels, and contribute to relevant international initiatives.
UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network
Contact: Dr Suleiman Baraka, UNESCO Chairholder
Al Aqsa University