Siyakhula Festival a Beacon of Mathematical Excellence and Collaboration

From 17 to 22 March 2024, AIMS South Africa hosted the Siyakhula Festival, a dynamic week-long celebration in Muizenberg, Cape Town. Coinciding with AIMS’s 20th anniversary, this event also commemorated the 12th anniversary of the German Research Chairs Programme and the 10th anniversary of the Centre of Excellence in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (CoE-MaSS). “Siyakhula,”

AIMS South Africa a partner in Oxford’s new Centre for Doctoral Training 

The University of Oxford is establishing a new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) that will combine the university’s strengths in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, Big Data, and environmental sciences. The Intelligent Earth Centre will bridge the gap between environmental science and AI to address global environmental challenges. Professor Philip Stier, Director for The Intelligent Earth Centre,

AIMS South Africa hosts its 20th Graduation and Recognition of Achievement Ceremony

AIMS South Africa hosted its 20th Graduation and Recognition of Achievement ceremony at the centre in Muizenberg on 29 June 2023. Thirty-two students (including 14 women) from 12 African countries completed the programme. Of these 17 students were conferred their degrees by the Stellenbosch University, and nine from the University of Cape Town (UCT).  The

The 4th cohort of AIMS South Africa’s young researchers trained to deliver impactful Afrocentric Science Communication

From 8 to 10 May, AIMS South Africa, in partnership with African Gong, successfully trained the 4th cohort of AIMS South Africa master’s students in Afrocentric science communication skills during a 3-day Workshop.  The global landscape has recognised the fundamental role that science communication skills play in enhancing the scientific ecosystem, scientists’ and academics’ professional

2023 Africa Scientifique Programme Kick Off: Leadership, Knowledge and Skills for impactful Science Communication

The Africa Scientifique’s three-phased programme has been successfully delivered annually to the cohort of AIMS South Africa Master’s students since 2020. It is a unique capacity-building programme designed to support and provide young and emerging African scientists, researchers and academics with leadership, knowledge and skills for impactful science communication, thus, contributing to the growth of

AIMS South Africa hosts its first in-person graduation ceremony since 2019

“After two years of online graduation and recognition ceremonies it is a pleasure to all be together in person today to celebrate the successful completion of the Master’s Degree by our 2021-22 group of AIMS students,” noted Prof. Barry Green, Director of AIMS South Africa at the Graduation and Recognition of Achievement Ceremony held on