Diversity in Mathematics

From 13–17 July 2010 the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Cape Town will be hosting an international conference with the title Diversity in Mathematics. The aim of this meeting is to emphasize the beauty of mathematics and the diversity of research in mathematics and in its applications. It will be of interest to a broad

Mining radio data archives and preparation for the MeerKAT/SKA

The UWC Astro group is holding a 3-day workshop at AIMS from 28 to 30 July 2010. We plan to initiate projects related to MeerKAT/SKA science that use archival radio data. We hope to exploit the galaxy evolution simulations we are running and other multiwavelength catalogs in the projects. Researchers interested in participating in the workshop should

African School on Electronic Structure Methods and Applications 2010

The African School series on Electronic Structure Methods and Applications (ASESMA) is planned on a biennial basis from 2010 to 2020. This follows on the very successful School by the same name that was held at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Muizenberg, South Africa in July 2008. Apply at the ICTP activity page.

Open Source GIS Course

COURSE OVERVIEW This is an introductory-level course. So if you are new to GIS, new to FOSS GIS or are experienced in other GIS software and want to find out how to do your work in Quantum GIS, this course is for you. The course is offered by Gavin Fleming of Afrispatial and FOSS GIS Academy. QGIS 23–25

Mathematical Biology 2010

The DIMACS/MBI US – African Initiative is presenting a Clinic on the Meaningful Modeling of Epidemiological Data from 24 May to 4 June 2010 at AIMS.

Using satellite systems to monitor groundwater

Pioneering work using satellite systems to monitor and measure groundwater in Hermanus in the Western Cape could be developed and applied to other South African groundwater projects, using local and international expertise.This concept formed part of the discussions at a recent workshop, the second in a series of three, on developing and applying Global Navigational

3rd Summer School in Mathematical Finance

18-20 February 2010 The AIMS Research Centre was launched in May 2008 with Mathematics in Finance as one of its three initial focus areas. Preceding the launch of the Research Centre a very successful summer school and research workshop in Mathematical Finance was held at AIMS from 18 to 23 February 2008. This is the

Mathematics in Industry Study Group

11 – 15 January 2010 The Seventh Mathematics in Industry Study Group in South Africa will be held at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Muizenberg, Cape Town, from Monday 11 January to Friday 15 January 2010. The Mathematics in Industry Study Group will be preceded by a Preparation Session for graduate students

Joint Exchange Development Initiative 4

25–30 Janaury 2010 The JEDI international research workshops are group-based research collaborations funded by Royal Society-NRF bilateral exchange. The meetings facilitate direct exchange of skills and expertise in cosmology by bringing students, post-docs and staff together in an informal but intense research environment to tackle unsolved cosmology problems. JEDI4 will be hosted at the AIMS Research Centre