On 1 August, AIMS South Africa welcomed Ms Noluthando Sithole. She joins the AIMS family as a new intern through the DSI-HSRC Internship Programme 2023/25. The programme offers practical work experience and mentorship to unemployed graduates and postgraduates to gain valuable skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, social sciences and humanities. Noluthando will work
On 9 December 2022, a farewell celebration was held for Prof. Barry Green who retired as Director of AIMS South Africa after 12 years. Attendees at the event included members of the AIMS Trust, the Council, staff, students, alumni and other friends of AIMS. Brief notes of thanks were given by all parties highlighting the
AIMSEC presented their third fully online course, Mathematical Thinking (MT2) Online Course, from 28 August to 11 December 2021. This fourteen-week professional development course was sponsored by AECI and presented on Google Classroom with WhatsApp support. From across the country seventy-five mathematics teachers took part in the course: forty Senior Phase (Grades 7 – 9)
14 March is proclaimed by UNESCO as the International Day of Mathematics (IDM) or Pi day. The theme for this year was focused on “Mathematics for a Better World”. AIMS House of Science and the Centre International de Mathématiques Pures et Appliquées (CIMPA) celebrated the day with a Virtual Treasure Hunt Video Game – Quest
The German Research Chair with specialization in Partial Differential Equations and Calculus of Variations at AIMS South Africa, in collaboration with the Communication and Information Theory Chair at TU Berlin, is offering three PhD positions at AIMS South Africa research center in Cape Town. These positions are made available and funded by the DAAD (German
The Recognition of Achievement Ceremony for the 28 students on the AIMS-ESMT Industry Immersion Programme 2019 took place on 1 August. The guest speaker at the event was Mr Clifford Klaas, Executive Director Siemens Africa. Siemens has been a partner of the programme since its launch and has provided several internship opportunities for programme candidates.
Federal Minister, Dr Annette Schavan, together with other delegates from Germany including Dr Horst Freitag, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Prof Helmut Schwarz, President: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Prof Margret Wintermantel, President: German Academic Exchange Service and Prof Jörg Hacker, President: German National Academy of Science, Leopoldina, visited the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Muizenberg on