Science Communication & Engagement Workshop

26 August 2016 Despite efforts made by scientists to communicate their research during conferences and workshops, the information rarely reaches information users or policy makers. This workshop sponsored by the British Council through the Academy of Science South Africa and hosted by AIMS South Africa is aimed at equipping researchers with communication and engagement skills allowing

MMED 2016: Clinic on the Meaningful Modelling of Epidemiological Data

30 May – 10 June 2016, AIMS South Africa The South African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling (SACEMA) will be holding its seventh annual Clinic on the Meaningful Modelling of Epidemiological Data (MMED). This two-week modelling clinic, mounted in collaboration with the International Clinics on Infectious Disease Dynamics and Data (ICI3D) Programme and the African Institute

Global change impact on diseases and alien species expansion workshop

2 – 6 May 2016 The International Mathematical Union (IMU), the International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS), the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS), the International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS), the International Social Science Council (ISSC). the International Council of INdustrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM), the ICSU Regional Office for Africa (ICSU ROA), ecoHEALTH

Workshop on System Identification and Forecasting with Neural Networks

The workshop will interest researchers and practitioners working in optimisation, machine learning and design of complex systems.  Dr Hans-Georg Zimmerman, from Siemens Corporate Technology, has decades of experience in applying neural networks to industrial problems, including for energy demand and price forecasting, prediction of electricity output in renewable power systems and systems diagnosis. Attendees will

The 9th Summer School in Mathematical Finance

The 9th Summer School in Mathematical Finance will bring to South Africa several leading academic exponents of the fast-growing field of Mathematical Finance, and presents a unique opportunity to local practitioners, academics and students to interact with international leaders in research on topics and modelling techniques current in the South African and international financial markets

Encouraging young women to enter the exciting world of science

As part of our efforts to encourage more young women to enter the exciting world of science, AIMS South Africa and AIMSSEC, arranged and hosted a variety of events to celebrate International Women’s Day which took place on 8 March 2016. The events took place from 7 to 11 March and included visits to local

Mathematics in Industry Study Group 2016

1 January to Friday, 15 January 2016 A Mathematics in Industry Study Group is a five-day workshop at which academic researchers and graduate students work collaboratively with representatives from industry on research problems submitted by local industry. Study Group’s have been organized for over forty years in many countries around the world. The first Study

InSciDa 2016: Workshop on statistics & data science

The InSciDa workshop, brings together postgraduate students and outstanding undergraduate students to work collaboratively on real-world problems in statistics, data science, and analytics. The problems are submitted by industry partners, and students work under the joint supervision of experts in the field and the industry partners themselves. The goal of the event is to develop

Mathematical and Computer Methods for Understanding Financial Markets

The workshop on Mathematical and Computer Methods for Understanding Financial Markets will be hosted at the AIMS South Africa  from 18 – 21 November 2015. Participants: Financial maths students: undergraduates (3rd year) or honours students in mathematics, computing or statistics registered at South African universities. Programme Logistical Information Day 1: Introduction to R and its use in the Analysis

CIMPA-SOUTH AFRICA RESEARCH SCHOOL: Algebraic Representation Theory and Applications

This research school will be hosted at AIMS South Africa and the aim of the school is to give a broad perspective of areas of modern representation theory and to highlight some recent advances. Date: July 19 – 31, 2015 Venue: AIMS,  Muizenberg, Cape Town For more information please visit