“The future belongs to those who not only believe but are prepared to walk into an unknown future choosing hope over fear.” These inspiring words were delivered by Prof. Thuli Mandonsela, Chair in Social Justice in the Law Faculty: Stellenbosch University and member of the AIMS International Board of Directors, at AIMS South Africa’s 15th Graduation
Why are doctoral students (Dr or PhD) and postdocs interested in conducting research abroad? What information needs do they have when going abroad? The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and “Research in Germany” are conducting a worldwide online survey to answer these questions. Are you currently pursuing or planning a doctorate or postdoc? Then we
We are pleased to announce that the AIMS South Africa Annual Report for 2016-2017 has been released and isavailable to view and download. Please click here.
Over 1600 scientists, business-persons, policymakers and other stakeholders attended the Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering 2018 held under the patronage of H.E. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda in Kigali from 26 to 28 March. An initiative of AIMS, in partner-ship with the Robert Bosch Stiftung and supported by Johnson & Johnson, NEF
AIMS is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Professor Stephen Hawking and sends its deepest condolences to his loved ones. “Stephen was a huge supporter of AIMS. His only visit to Africa was in 2008, when he came to participate in the launch of the AIMS Next Einstein Initiative in Cape Town.
In celebration of this day which took place on 11 February 2018, AIMS ran a social media campaign aimed at inspiring young girls to pursue careers in science. It was done under the theme #BreakingBoundaries. Students took part in a photoshoot by writing one word that describes how they have broken boundaries in their lives.