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Celebrating the success of the 2023 January Intake

December 14, 2023

On 13 December, AIMS South Africa celebrated the success of 20 students (including 14 South Africans) from the January 2023 intake at a Recognition of Achievement Ceremony held at the Centre. In his welcome address, Dr Ulrich Paquet, Director of AIMS noted, “Today we celebrate with you, acknowledging how incredibly hard you have all worked,

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Leeds Africa Conference on Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

An AIMS tutor and January intake students attended this conference from 2 to 6 October. The conference was organised by the University of Leeds and the University of Pretoria. The...

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AIMS South Africa welcomes new intern

On 1 August, AIMS South Africa welcomed Ms Noluthando Sithole.  She joins the AIMS family as a new intern through the DSI-HSRC Internship Programme 2023/25. The programme offers practical work...

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2023 National Science Week Launch AIMS Highlights Mathematics’ Contributions to the Modern World & Communication

On 22 July,  AIMS, through the House of Science, joined over 70 science, technology and innovation (STI) exhibitors from universities, science councils, national research facilities, industry, science centres, government departments...

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Science Communication in South Africa: Progress, Challenges and Transformative Scenarios for Engagement

Dr Rejoyce Gavhi-Molefe, House of Science Manager, co-authored the book chapter on Building Capacity for Science Communication in South Africa: Afrocentric Perspectives From Mathematical Scientists in a newly published book...

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AIMSSEC Celebrates Course Completions

The sweet smell of success is in the air!  AIMSSEC is once again celebraing the completion of two courses enhancing the professional development of South African mathematics teachers in terms...

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AIMS South Africa hosts its 20th Graduation and Recognition of Achievement Ceremony

AIMS South Africa hosted its 20th Graduation and Recognition of Achievement ceremony at the centre in Muizenberg on 29 June 2023. Thirty-two students (including 14 women) from 12 African countries...

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Africa Day Celebrations: AIMS Inspires Muizenberg High School Students to Pursue STEM career pathways

On 25 May, AIMS celebrated Africa Day. It took the form of a Career Expo organised by Muizenberg Library. On the day, AIMS introduced Muizenberg High School learners to various...

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The 4th cohort of AIMS South Africa’s young researchers trained to deliver impactful Afrocentric Science Communication

From 8 to 10 May, AIMS South Africa, in partnership with African Gong, successfully trained the 4th cohort of AIMS South Africa master’s students in Afrocentric science communication skills during...

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What it is like to teach at AIMS

I recently had the privilege of teaching an Applied Statistics course at AIMS South Africa, an institution renowned for nurturing some of the brightest minds on the continent. The core...

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