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Lourencia Lyon – HERA General Worker
SARAO News #02 2018
Lourencia Lyon joined the organisation in November 2017 as a General Worker on the Hydrogen Epoch of Reionisation Array (HERA). Before joining the HERA, she worked as an intern field assistant in the local Carnarvon Library. Here she assisted patrons, packed books and assisted with maintenance.
For the three years prior to this, she worked as a store assistant at Mr Price Home in Witbank. Before that she worked in Groblersdal.
Lyon also completed a number of courses including a library assistants course, as well as a computer course. She is currently studying towards a qualification in Human Resources.
Big Data Attendees at the one-day work session which was held on 11 July 2017 at the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation in Ghana to kick off the High Performance Computing training programme in Ghana.
Members of the nine SKA African partner countries concluded the Fourth Ministerial Meeting on the SKA in Accra, Ghana by signing a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on radio astronomy.
Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor watches on as the President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo cuts the ribbon at the launch of the Ghana Radio Astronomy Observatory.
The launch of the Ghana Radio Astronomy Observatory was covered 119 times in the media between 23 and 25 August 2017:
In Ghana: 24 times
In South Africa: 36 times
In other African countries: 8 times
Internationally: 51 times
The value of these placements is R6 983 234.17.
Last Updated on October 18, 2018