The SKA Outreach World

UK Outreach Report

Science on display at Manchester’s Trafford Centre Manchester’s Trafford Centre hosted its annual Science Xtravaganza event on 22/23 April, with scientists from the University of Manchester running pop-up stands featuring everything from astronomy to the chemistry of nail varnish. Staff…Read more

SKA South Africa Outreach Department Report

NASSP/SAAO SUmmer School students visit SKA South Africa offices in Cape Town A group of 20 National Astrophysics and Space Science Programme / South African Astronomical Observatory (NSSP / SAAO) Summer School students visited the SKA South Africa offices in…Read more


LOFAR Ireland officially launched New antenna station further increases sensitivity of the world’s largest radio telescope On 27 July 2017, the newly built Low Frequency Array (LOFAR) station in Ireland officially opened. This extends the largest radio telescope in the…Read more

SKAO Communications & Outreach Department

The last few months have been both busy and exciting within the SKAO Comms Team. Communications Steering Committee face-to-face meeting Main highlight was probably the annual face-to-face meeting of the SKA Communications Steering Committee (CommsSC), that we organised parallel to…Read more

ICRAR Report

Community Events Cosmic Shambles event—PhD candidate Toby Brown talked about galactic evolution and dark matter to an audience of 350 people at UWA’s Octagon theatre. SKA and general astronomy talks for the community were given at: Sorrento Bowling Club for…Read more