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Worldwide study on research stays abroad

Worldwide study on research stays abroad

Why are doctoral students (Dr or PhD) and postdocs interested in conducting research abroad? What information needs do they have when going abroad? The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and "Research in Germany" are conducting a worldwide online survey to answer...

Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering 2018

Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering 2018

Over 1600 scientists, business-persons, policymakers and other stakeholders attended the Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering 2018 held under the patronage of H.E. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda in Kigali from 26 to 28 March. An...

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

In celebration of this day which took place on 11 February 2018, AIMS ran a social media campaign aimed at inspiring young girls to pursue careers in science. It was done under the theme #BreakingBoundaries. Students took part in a photoshoot by writing...

Accelerate CT visits AIMS South Africa

Accelerate CT visits AIMS South Africa

On 5 February Mr Ryan Ravens, CEO, Accelerate CT visited AIMS South Africa. He had a meeting with Prof. Neil Turok to discuss possible way for AIMS and Accelerate CT to collaborate in the future. A special tea was held for Mr Ravens to meet staff and...

Talk by Prof. Neil Turok

Talk by Prof. Neil Turok

On 4 February Prof. Neil Turok gave a talk to students titled: ‘Beginnings’. In the talk he described his own story, how he got interested in science, how he helped AIMS and how reward-ing the journey has been. He also talked about some of the big...

Council Meeting

Council Meeting

The AIMS South Africa Council meeting took place on 31 January 2018. Council members in attendance included Prof. Daya Reddy (Chair), Prof. Neil Turok, Prof. Balazs Szendroi, Prof. Stéphane Ouvry, Prof. Louise Warnich, Prof. Grae Worster (via skype) and they were...

Mathematical Thinking Course

Mathematical Thinking Course

AIMSSEC presented their 28th Mathematical Thinking Course to 61 in-service mathematics teachers from 3 to 12 January 2018 at Stellenbosch High School. The teachers came from three provinces: the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Limpopo. Four overseas...