AFRICA DSI 2020 Report

The Africa Data Science Intensive (DSI) Programme uses real-world problems to give participants hands-on knowledge of the latest algorithms and techniques in data science and artificial intelligence, deep insights on industry trends, network building and practical team skills used in business to facilitate transitioning to a data science role in industry, academia or through entrepreneurship. The programme

Farewell to House of Science Intern – Karabo Makola

The AIMS House of Science provides a platform for public engagement, and advance leadership, knowledge and skills for scientific outreach and science communication for AIMS students and researchers. It also offers graduate interns an exciting opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skills in public engagement within a mathematical sciences research institute. The interns at AIMS

Recognition of Achievement Ceremony – January 2020 intake

On 13 October, AIMS celebrated the success of 14 students (including 11 South Africans) from the January 2020 intake during an online ceremony. Dr Simukai Utete, the Academic Director, congratulated the students for adapting to the very challenging circumstances and managing to complete the programme. “We wish you the very best for your next career

AIMS Master’s students equipped with Leadership, Knowledge & Skills for Science Communication & Public Engagement

Over recent decades, the calls for action from governments and scientific institutions for researchers and academics to undertake Science Communication and Public Engagement have been prominent around the world. In the African continent, it is profoundly obvious that without the advancement of the Science Communication and Public Engagement agenda, attempts at addressing developmental challenges and

AIMS House of Science & African Gong Introductory Workshop on Leadership, Knowledge & Skills for Science Communication

On 22 July 2020, AIMS House of Science, in partnership with African Gong conducted the Africa Scientifique introductory online workshop for the current master’s AIMS students. The Africa Scientifique (AS) programme is about Leadership, Knowledge & Skills for Science Communication. The workshop featured thought-provoking, informative and inspiring presentations by the manager of AIMS House of Science

2020 Youth Month Feature: Paving the way for African Women in Mathematical Sciences

The increased participation of women in mathematical sciences has been a challenge worldwide. The UNESCO Institute for Statistics records that women account for less than 30% of the world’s researchers. According to the recently published book, Gender Gap in Science: A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Sciences How to