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ISSUE 11 - July 2011





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Evaluating the Impact of the International Year of Astronomy 2009 in Portugal (pages 35-38)
Ana Frade, Rosa Doran, João Fernandes

Key Words
International Year of Astronomy 2009, Evaluation, Science, Society

The celebration of International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA2009) in Portugal offered many people their first opportunity to learn about astronomy in a relaxed and informal environment. Measuring the impact of informal learning is a difficult but worthwhile endeavour, so that the organising committees of science communication projects can learn