Tribute to Nelson Mandela

AIMS mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela, our hero and statesman. We count ourselves fortunate to have benefited from Madiba’s warmth, humanity and selfless commitment to the dignity of all. His legacy will continue to inspire us. “I admired Nelson Mandela for finding a peaceful solution to a situation that seemed doomed to disaster.  It

Memorandum of Understanding between Université catholique de Louvain and AIMS South Africa

On Friday 25 October 2013, a delegation representing several Belgium universities visited AIMS-SA.The institutes included the Interuniversity Committee for International Relations, Université catholique de Louvain, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Université de Liège and Université de Mons. During the visit a MOU was signed by Professor Bruno Delvaux, Rector, Université catholique de Louvain and Prof Barry Green, Director of AIMS.

AIMS South Africa Graduation 2013

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences South Africa celebrates a decade of academic excellence at a special graduation ceremony held today at the Muizenberg Pavilion in Cape Town. And for the first time the 49 students from 21 African countries were awarded a Master’s in Mathematical Sciences, bringing the total number of AIMS graduates since

AIMS Global Alumni Reunion

Cape Town, South Africa – The African Institute for the Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) will be holding their first ever Global Alumni Reunion, titled “Transforming Africa Through Knowledge-Based Enterprise”. This reunion marks the ten-year anniversary of the AIMS Network and will be held from June 27 – 29 at the Muizenberg Pavilion in Cape

German Foreign Minister visits AIMS

German Foreign Minister, Dr Guido Westerwelle, accompanied by a large delegation of business representatives, government officials and the media, visited AIMS on Sunday 28 April 2013. They had a short tour of AIMS as well as presentations by AIMS-South Africa and AIMS-NEI with two students,Tina Ambinintsoa and Chacha Marwa, also giving short talks about their

Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013 Public Lecture

This lecture held on Tuesday 26 March 2013, was hosted by AIMS South Africa and sponsored by the Simons Foundation. It formed part of the Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013 year (MPE2013) – an international initiative of over 120 scientific societies, research institutes, universities and organisations. Climate scientist, Pro. Inez Fung from the University of