Public Lecture – ‘Math and rabies control’

On 5 June 2018, the AIMS South Africa Public Lecture Series presented a talk titled: ‘Math and rabies control,’ by Dr Jonathan Dushoff, McMaster University Department of Biology. Rabies is a horrifying disease whose effects on humans are almost entirely preventable. Within the last decade rabies has been recognised as a global public-health priority, and some

‘Understanding Artificial Intelligence’

The AIMS South Africa Public Lecture Series presented a talk ‘Understanding Artificial Intelligence’ By Dr Hans Georg Zimmermann Abstract: Why is Artificial Intelligence attracting just now such an attention in science and general public – even though the subject has a long tradition back to 1955. The answer to this question has to do with an interplay of

AIMS Women in STEM mentoring session

As part of the International Council for Science (ICSU) Regional workshop in Africa for the project “A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It?” which took place on 1 to 2 December 2017 at AIMS South Africa, a special women mentoring session for

Muizenberg Festival Public Lectures

AIMS South Africa in association with the Muizenberg Festival and the Zandvlei Trust, hosted two public talks on 3 and 5 October 2017: Mr Tony Budden (Hemporium) gave a talk titled: ‘The eco benefits of industrial hemp as an agricultural crop.’ (pictured above) Prof. Mike Bruton author scientist and one of the lead-ing fish biologists

‘Tech is the future’

As part of our National Science activities, AIMS South Africa presented a talk titled: ‘Tech is the future’ Ms Nozuko Poni, Marketing & Project Coordinator, Silicon Cape. Bio: Nozuko Poni is the Marketing & Project Coordinator at Silicon Cape. Before her role at Silicon Cape, she was coordinated a digital marketing project powered by Google to

‘Excursions into Signal Processing Research and its Applications’

The AIMS South Africa Public Lecture Series presented a talk titled ‘Excursions into Signal Processing Research and its Applications’ By Dr Arlene Cole-Rhodes, Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Morgan State University, Maryland, USA Bio and abstract: Since January, Prof Cole-Rhodes has been spending a one-semester period of sabbatical leave at the Carnegie Mellon University –