Double honour for Prof Turok

The team at AIMS-South Africa wishes to congratulate Prof Neil Turok, founder and Chairperson of AIMS-South Africa and Chair of the Board of the AIMS-Next Einstein initiative on his recent awards. Professor Turok received an honorary doctorate from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University on Wednesday, 10 April 2014, and another from Rhodes University on Thursday 11 April 2014. Turok

University of Illinois joins AIMS South Africa’s Institute Partners Programme

AIMS South Africa welcomes the Department of Mathematics, the Department of Physics, and the Graduate College of the University of Illinois as the first partners in its recently launched Institute Partners Programme. The partnership was formalised in a virtual ceremony on Thursday 23 January 2014 with representatives from AIMS-SA and the University of Illinois. Visiting

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.