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AIMS South Africa hosts its first in-person graduation ceremony since 2019

June 29, 2022

“After two years of online graduation and recognition ceremonies it is a pleasure to all be together in person today to celebrate the successful completion of the Master’s Degree by our 2021-22 group of AIMS students,” noted Prof. Barry Green, Director of AIMS South Africa at the Graduation and Recognition of Achievement Ceremony held on

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AIMS South Africa Newsletter April/May 2021

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Après-Lunches with Mathematical Scientists

The House of Science programme continues to create a conducive environment for students, researchers and mathematics devotees to interact with esteemed mathematical scientists/role models working in academia/industry and other sectors....

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South African Scientists & Science Festivals: Challenges and Transformative Scenarios for Engagement

The recent decade has seen the proliferation of the ‘public engagement’ agenda and the calls for actions from various governments and scientific institutions for scientists to engage with the broader...

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AIMS South Africa Newsletter February/March 2021

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Celebrating 2021 International Day of Mathematics: Treasure Hunt – Quest of the Lost Fields Medal

14 March is proclaimed by UNESCO as the International Day of Mathematics (IDM) or Pi day. The theme for this year was focused on “Mathematics for a Better World”. AIMS...

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Is a third wave coming?

On 28 March 2021, the University of KwaZulu-Natal hosted a data breakfast on “Predictions for Covid in SA for 2021 and Beyond” with Prof. Bruce Bassett, Head of Cosmology and...

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How to increase women’s participation in data science and STEM fields

SARAO has released a case study on DARA Big Data Programme highlighting how to increase women’s participation in data science and STEM fields. To read the full article please visit...

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DSI-NRF Funds HIRAX Dark Energy Telescope

Following an intensive and rigorous review process involving international experts, the National Research Foundation (NRF) approved the funding of R35 million for the Hydrogen Intensity and Real-time Analysis eXperiment (HIRAX)...

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Après-Lunch with a PhD candidate in Financial Economics and a Data Scientist

This webinar was held on 11 March in celebration of the International Day of Mathematics (IDM). The webinar hosted two phenomenal women as speakers.  Ms Oluwakemi Imole Adewumi and Ms...

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