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SALT plays key role in the global hunt for Dark Energy

The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT), one of the largest optical telescopes in the Southern Hemisphere, has played an important role as part of the international Dark Energy Survey's (DES, https://www.darkenergysurvey.org/) quest to pin down dark energy, the...

AIMSWIS Mentoring Event

AIMSWIS Mentoring Event

‘The Next Einstein is Female! She needs a support system and a conducive environment in order to flourish’. It was under these auspices that the AIMS Women in STEM (AIMSWIS) initiative held a mentoring event on 10 November 2018. The thirty-five women in attendance...

AIMS students will help to shape Africa’s future

AIMS students will help to shape Africa’s future

Cape Town, 14 November 2018: AIMS South Africa acknowledged the success of its seventh group of January intake students as well as the second group of students who have successfully completed the AIMS-ESMT Industry Immersion Programme (IIP) at a special Recognition of...

Data Science Intensive Program

Data Science Intensive Program

The 8-week DSI program started on 27 August and finished on 19 October 2018. The DSI is a new program in which 16 participants tackle four consecutive real-world data science projects in teams and is primarily funded by the SA-DISCnet grant which is a collaborative...

AIMS Network President & CEO visits AIMS South Africa

AIMS Network President & CEO visits AIMS South Africa

AIMS Network President & CEO visits AIMS South Africa On 12 September 2018, Mr Thierry Zomahoun, President & CEO of the AIMS Global Network visited AIMS South Africa. During his visit he welcomed the new August intake and encouraged all the students to...