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 House of Science and the Centre International de Mathématiques Pures et Appliquées (CIMPA) celebrated the day with a Virtual Treasure Hunt Video Game – Quest
The German Research Chair with specialization in Partial Differential Equations and Calculus of Variations at AIMS South Africa, in collaboration with the Communication and Information Theory Chair at TU Berlin, is offering three PhD positions at AIMS South Africa research center in Cape Town. These positions are made available and funded by the DAAD (German
The Recognition of Achievement Ceremony for the 28 students on the AIMS-ESMT Industry Immersion Programme 2019 took place on 1 August. The guest speaker at the event was Mr Clifford Klaas, Executive Director Siemens Africa. Siemens has been a partner of the programme since its launch and has provided several internship opportunities for programme candidates.
Federal Minister, Dr Annette Schavan, together with other delegates from Germany including Dr Horst Freitag, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Prof Helmut Schwarz, President: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Prof Margret Wintermantel, President: German Academic Exchange Service and Prof Jörg Hacker, President: German National Academy of Science, Leopoldina, visited the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Muizenberg on
AIMS was featured in an article that appeared in Der Spiegel in April 2012. The article appears in German, but the video is in English and is available to view at http://video.spiegel.de/flash/1187742_996_560_H264_1400.mp4
The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Schools Enrichment Centre (AIMSSEC), together with the Rato Bangala Foundation (Nepal) and the Banco del Libro (Venezuela) will be awarded the UNESCO-Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers. The ceremony will take place in Dubai on 24 April 2012, in
On Friday 19 August 2011, AIMS was visited by the Deputy Minister of Education and Research of the Federal Republic of Germany, Dr Helge Braun, and his colleagues Mrs Susanne Madders, Head of the Africa Department in the German Ministry of Education and Research Mrs Maja Clausen, Head of the Department for Research, Science and