ISE Webinar: Light Pollution Scenario

Wednesday, 22 June, 2016

Title: Light Pollution Scenario

Date and time: Wednesday 22 June 2016 - 16:00 CEST

Location: online


During this webinar Rosa will start with a brief presentation about the growing problem of light pollution and its consequences to so many different aspects of our lives. Following this discussion an ISE scenario about light pollution will be presented. The scenario aims to help students explore different solutions to illuminate the streets without causing waste of energy and preserving the night sky. 




Rosa Doran

Dr. Rosa Doran, Nuclio, Portugal

Rosa Doran has an MSc in High Energies and Gravitation, at the Faculty Of Science Of The University Of Lisbon: “Schwarzschild Black Holes and its Cosmological Applications” and PhD in Science Education at University of Coimbra in course. Her professional activities from 1979 to 1992 were connected to industry management in finance and administrative areas. Since 1992 the main activities are related to science research, public outreach and science education. She is presently the president of NUCLIO (Núcleo Interativo de Astronomia), a non-profit association devoted to public outreach and science education. At an international level she is the vice-president of the executive council of the Global Hands-on Universe Association (www.globalhou.net), a global institution devoted to Astronomy Education and the chair of the Galileo Teacher Training Program, one of the cornerstones and a legacy of the International Year of Astronomy 2009. Vice-Chair of the panel of education of COSPAR. Member of the task force for education of the IAU Office of Astronomy for Development.