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Armagh Observatory New TSN Action Table 2005


Business Area: Astronomy and Related Sciences
Social Need to be Tackled: Access to Scientific Knowledge
Desired Outcome: Increased scientific knowledge, promotion of lifelong learning opportunities amongst individuals and disadvantaged groups
New TSN Objectives: Targets or Actions and Time-Scales:
Objective 1

Improve opportunities among disadvantaged sections of the community to experience scientific research and learning in a high-technology environment, by:

(a) facilitating an ongoing work experience programme for a person with disabilities; and
(b) monitoring participation on student programme placements with reference to New TSN.
Objective 2

Improve access to Northern Ireland's scientific and cultural heritage, by:

(a) promoting e-access to astronomical and meteorological information; and
(b) encouraging visits to the Observatory by people from socially disadvantaged areas or scientifically disadvantaged backgrounds.


Armagh Observatory
January 2005


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