Mozambique Unit 4 

Pietro Zucca, ASTRON, The Netherlands

Sonia Anton, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Dalmiro Maia, University of Porto (Portugal)

19-28 July 2019

Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo

The workshop was held at Eduardo Mondlane University (EMU), in Maputo, from June 19 to June 26, 2019.

 

Sonia Anton from University of Aveiro in Portugal, Dalmiro Maia from the University of Porto in Portugal, and Pietro Zucca from ASTRON in the Netherlands, taught the fundamentals of Radio-astronomy, with an emphasis on imaging through interferometry techniques, and a focus on Very Long Baseline Interferometry to a group of nine very enthusiastic Mozambican attendees.

This training event was co-sponsored by the EU 'Jumping JIVE' project which is facilitating and supporting the participation of expert lecturers from multiple EU institutes in the DARA programme. This EU project is also funding a number further opportunities for training and education in both Africa and the EU.  The JUMPING JIVE project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 730884

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