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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...

AIMS Women in STEM mentoring session

As part of the International Council for Science (ICSU) Regional workshop in Africa for the project “A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It?” which took place on 1 to 2 December 2017 at AIMS South...

AIMS Women in STEM mentoring event

AIMS Women in STEM mentoring event

On 18 November 2017, AIMSWIS South Africa held a mentoring event, which was a follow-up to the "Meet and Greet" event held on 9 October. The event was organized by Dr Rejoyce Gavhi-Molefe, Ms Mirette Fawzy, Ms Julia Borchardt, Ms Zoe Hamel, Ms Assumpta Nnakenyi, Ms...

AIMS students set to conquer the world

AIMS students set to conquer the world

AIMS South Africa acknowledged the success of its sixth group of January intake students at a special Recognition of Achievement Ceremony held on 8 November 2017 at its centre in Muizenberg. Ten students (including nine South Africans, one in absentia) received their...

Africa Code Week

Africa Code Week

Africa Code Week was held across Africa from 18-25 October 2017 with the goal of enabling 500 000 young Africans across 35 African countries to learn coding basics. AIMS South Africa was one of the host institutions in South Africa and hosted five interactive coding...