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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 2006-7

The graduation ceremony for the Diploma students took place at AIMS on 23rd June 2007. The diplomas were conferred on the students by the Vice Chancellors of the three local...

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Hawking Meets Mandela

Featured on www.nelsonmandela.org.

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Minister Mangena’s Speech

Read the remarks by Minister of Science and Technology Mosibudi Mangena at the launch of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Research Centre of Excellence in the Mathematical Sciences, Muizenburg, Cape...

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AIMS Next Einstein Initiative Launched

AIMS launched the Next Einstein Initiative to create new AIMS centres across Africa. It was also covered in an article called Initiative to establish 15 African maths and science centres launched in the Engineering...

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World’s Most Famous Living Scientist Joins Quest for African Einstein

The world’s most famous living scientist, Stephen Hawking will deliver his first-ever public lecture in Africa, as a guest of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Muizenberg, Cape Town. Titled Universe, it...

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Times Online 2008

Stephen Hawking’s visit to AIMS featured in the Times Online on 11 May 2008.

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Neil Turok wins TED award

AIMS proudly announces that its founder and Chair of the AIMS Council, Neil Turok, has won the prestigious TED award. This highlights the significance of Cosmology in Cambridge and Neil’s vision...

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Neil Turok appointed Executive Director of Perimeter Institute

The founder of AIMS and chair of the AIMS Council, Neil Turok, has been appointed Executive Director of the Perimeter Institute. It is also reported in Physicsworld and SymmetryBreaking.

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South Africans honoured at Innovative People Awards

South Africans Archbishop Desmond Tutu and physicist Neil Turok were among the 10 global luminaries who received ‘Most Innovative People Awards’ at this year’s World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship...

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