5th Summer School in Mathematical Finance

This is the 5th Summer School in Mathematical Finance to be held at AIMS and it will once again bring several leading academic exponents of the fast-growing field of Mathematical Finance to South Africa. It presents a unique opportunity for local practitioners, academics and students to interact with international leaders in research on topics and modelling

Mathematical Methods in Systems Biology and Population Dynamics

4 – 7 January 2012 The 4 day workshop will be held at AIMS and brings together applied mathematicians with researchers working in various biological and medical fields in order to exchange ideas and advance the knowledge of research by initiating and promoting collaborations motivated by challenging problems. This workshop hopes to bring these groups

Mathematics in Industry Study Group 2012

The 9th Mathematics in Industry Study Group in South Africa will be held at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Muizenberg, Cape Town, from Monday 9 January to Friday 13 January 2012. The Mathematics in Industry Study Group is a five-day workshop at which academic researchers and graduate students work collaboratively with representatives from

Cape Town International Cosmology School 2012

Jan 28, 2012 | Past workshops The Cape Town International Cosmology School, aimed at PhD students and post-docs, will provide a cross-disciplinary introduction to modern cosmology covering theory, multi-wavelength observational cosmology and statistical methods. The school will use an innovative mixture of lectures, tutorials and actual research project work, with particular emphasis on interaction and network building

Complex Analysis and Hyperbolic Geometry Workshop

The Complex Analysis and Hyperbolic Geometry Workshop will be held at at AIMS from 30 January to 3 February 2012. The workshop will be hosted by AIMS, with financial support from the School of Mathematics, University of Witwatersrand. The Workshop will open with lunch on Monday 30 January at 14:00, and end on Friday 3

Africa@Home Data/Science Hackfest 2011

19-20 November 2011 Where science, society and technology ignite! What’s it all about? Volunteers on the Web can now help researchers with a host of scientific and social challenges. From collecting data about government spending to folding proteins to simulating the future of our planet’s climate. The scope for citizens and schools to benefit from

Computational Algebra Workshop

TOWARDS THE CLASSIFICATION OF REAL SINGULARITIES USING SINGULAR 26 to 30 September 2011 Abstract The classification of singularities by Arnold [2] over the field of real and complex numbers was a very important result not only in singularity theory and algebraic geometry. It had a great influence to many other fields as dynamical systems and

Introduction to Applied Biostatistics

This is a  two-week course for Southern African post-graduate students, organised by SACEMA, UKZN and Ghent University, and held at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), Muizenberg, Cape Town from 11 to 22 July 2011. The purpose of the course is to train Southern African students in the basic concepts and the most  commonly applied methods of biostatistics,

Modelling and Simulation in Population Biology

This research school 13-18 June 2011 will focus on the mathematical modeling of complex dynamical systems that arise in population biology. Emphasis will be placed on the discussion on mathematical tools and development of softwares that can incorporate the novel ideas from the advanced statistics  and computational mathematics. While a novice researcher will benefit by

Clinic on the Meaningful Modelling of Epidemiological Data

Jun 8, 2012 | Past workshops The South African Centre for Epidemiological Modeling and Analysis (SACEMA), in collaboration with the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), is holding a 2 week modeling clinic from 27 May to 8 June 2012 that will emphasize the use of data in understanding infectious disease dynamics. The Clinic will bring together