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MEARIM 2020: Fifth Middle-East and Africa Regional IAU Meeting - VIRTUAL MEETING

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November 10, 2020

End date/time

November 12, 2020


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Fifth Middle-East and Africa Regional IAU Meeting (MEARIM V 2020), is jointly hosted by The Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education for Western Asia / United Nations, and Arab Union for Astronomy and Space Sciences (AUASS) and will be Conducted from November 10, 2020 to November 12, 2020 in Amman, Jordan. In light of the continued impact of COVID-19 the meeting will be held through the virtual platform of the RCSSTE-WA using the ZOOM app. With the theme of “Astronomy education and research for the future generations”.

The fifth MEARIM will continue to work on the same objects of the four previous MEARIM to create a solid block of astronomers and centers that can keep the initial momentum of moving Astronomy forward in this part of the world, It is our aim to associate as many African and Middle East countries as possible. to strengthen and build capacity of Middle East and African Regional development in Astronomy. It aims to provide a forum and network for scientists and students in the region to exchange ideas and experiences, share research outputs and knowledges. The MEARIM provides an opportunity for young and upcoming scientists in training, education and cross border co-supervision and sharing of resources and to put forward cooperation of Middle East and African in furthering Astronomy and Space Science in the region.

UPDATE: Please note that this will be a virtual meeting.

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