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Jimma University staffs visited EO

Written by Ermyas Aklilu on .

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Jimma University, physics department staff members and space science club representative have visited EO on 27 June 2014.During their visit Entoto Observatory director, Dr. Solomon Belay, has briefed the guests about EO, its objective, future plan & its collaboration with national and international universities and other stakeholders.

In their discussion, the visitors appreciate the efforts & steps EO has gone so far and express their interest to work together in research, outreach and exchange of experience to further space science development to the country.

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EO to conduct gradute program validation workshop

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Entoto Observatory and Research Center (EO) to conduct  graduate program validation workshop: The EO's  a long time dream is to be changed into practice. 

EO has announced that the graduate program validation workshop in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Satellite Science, Geodesy, Remote Sensing and Space Science will take place from 19-20 March 2014 in Churchill International Hotel. Before the workshop the curriculum developed by EO and national expertise has reviewed by national and international reviewers to whether it meets national and international standards of higher education or not. Passing different phases  the organizing committee decided to validate the curriculum. It is expected that expertise from abroad, national universities, stake holders, and  research institutions representatives will be expected to attend the two days workshop. 

The launching of graduate program at EO will make the country one step forward to develop science and technology in Ethiopian.

 Click to get the workshop program

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EO visited by ICTP scientist

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 Staff member of ICTP/International center for  Theoretical physics, CLEMENT ONIME team leader for infrastructure information and communication technology section on Feb. 11,2014 has visited Entoto observatory.

During his visit, he pointed out that EO will serve as a good research and training center for Africa. Also he stated that ICTP is always ready to assist the objectives of the observatory,