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Siyakhula Festival a Beacon of Mathematical Excellence and Collaboration

March 25, 2024

From 17 to 22 March 2024, AIMS South Africa hosted the Siyakhula Festival, a dynamic week-long celebration in Muizenberg, Cape Town. Coinciding with AIMS’s 20th anniversary, this event also commemorated the 12th anniversary of the German Research Chairs Programme and the 10th anniversary of the Centre of Excellence in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (CoE-MaSS). “Siyakhula,”

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PGD Graduation 2009-10

53 AIMS students from 17 different African countries graduated with the AIMS Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematical Sciences today at a special ceremony in the Muizenberg Pavilion. The graduates include 19...

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AIMS students meet The Elders

Ten AIMS students were among the eighty young Africans selected from eight different educational institutions invited to meet with The Elders in Johannesburg on the 29th of May. Originally brought together by Nelson...

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Farewell to Fritz Hahne

Prof Fritz Hahne was bid a fond farewell by students, alumni and colleagues at a special lunch held at AIMS today. Fritz has led AIMS in the position of Director,...

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New Director at AIMS

Professor Barry Green, the former Head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Stellenbosch University, joined AIMS as its new director from 1 April. Barry’s undergraduate and graduate training was...

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Conference to launch AIMS Senegal

A conference is being organized at UNESCO in Paris on 14-15 April 2011 to launch AIMS-Senegal The conference is called “Africa: The choice of Science, the example of the AIMS...

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Developing minds

The Ottawa Citizen reported on a talk by Neil Turok at Ottawa University.

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Google donates $1 million to AIMS

It was announced at TED 2010 that Google has donated $1 million to AIMS. This follows AIMS alumni Daphney Singo‘s (pictured below at her AIMS graduation) moving talk about how AIMS is helping her gain...

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PGD 2009-10 commences

The Postgraduate Diploma Programme (PGD) took in a record 54 students in September 2009. The computer lab facilities were expanded to continue to accomodate one-PC-per-student. Below the students are visiting...

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Hand Drum Rhythms Benefit Concert 2009

Hand Drum Rythms, Victoria BC, recently held a benefit concert for AIMS.

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