AIMS House of Science & African Gong introduce the 2021 Africa Scientifique Programme to the 2nd Cohort of AIMS Master’s students and researchers

Similar to many scientific institutions around the world, AIMS is committed to demonstrating the societal impact of its scientific research which involves communicating and engaging with non-scientists and the general public at large. Furthermore, every effort is made to equip AIMS graduate students and researchers with the necessary skills to deliver effective and impactful science

Africa DSI Program 2022 – Applications open

The Africa Data Science Intensive (DSI) Programme uses real-world problems to give participants hands-on knowledge of the latest algorithms and techniques in data science and artificial intelligence, deep insights on industry trends, network building and practical team skills used in business to facilitate transitioning to a data science role in industry, academia or through entrepreneurship. Applications for

AIMS House of Science Manager presents at the SAASTA SciComm Knowledge Share

The dissemination of research findings and knowledge transfer is an integral part of the scientists’ activities to demonstrate the societal impact of research, facilitate research uptake, and translate scientific knowledge into practice. Such a research process involves engaging with a broader audience like policymakers. The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) monthly

Après-Lunches with Mathematical Scientists

The House of Science programme continues to create a conducive environment for students, researchers and mathematics devotees to interact with esteemed mathematical scientists/role models working in academia/industry and other sectors. The Après-Lunch webinars thus enable graduate students to meet potential mentors in their academic career and foster collaboration amongst the researchers.  The theme of the

South African Scientists & Science Festivals: Challenges and Transformative Scenarios for Engagement

The recent decade has seen the proliferation of the ‘public engagement’ agenda and the calls for actions from various governments and scientific institutions for scientists to engage with the broader society across a range of platforms as reflected in the science-policy frameworks, both in Africa and globally. For the Department of Science and Innovation Science

Is a third wave coming?

On 28 March 2021, the University of KwaZulu-Natal hosted a data breakfast on “Predictions for Covid in SA for 2021 and Beyond” with Prof. Bruce Bassett, Head of Cosmology and Machine Learning at AIMS South Africa and Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Cape Town who leads the epidemiological modelling of Covid for