PhD graduate wants to advance astronomy education in Africa

17 August 2022 | Director Roxanne Harris & Ruairi Abrahams. Videography Ruairi Abrahams & Boikhutso Ntsoko. Video Edit Ruairi Abrahams. Photo Robyn Walker.

Dr Tshiamiso Makwela, who recently graduated with a PhD in Astronomy wants to advance astronomy education in Africa through her research work.

Her passion for inclusion, diversity and access to education has seen her do some ground breaking research that will assist students from all walks of life as they “reach for the sky”.

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