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Read our latest blogs below to stay abreast of developments in the fields of science that NITheCS encompasses.

Nobel in Africa – A STIAS initiative

Nobel in Africa – A STIAS initiative

NITheCS is involved in organising the Physics symposia series of Nobel in Africa – a STIAS initiative in partnership with Stellenbosch University under the auspices of the Nobel Foundation and KVA.

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A unified platform for easier collaboration

A unified platform for easier collaboration

We are deploying Google Workspace for Education to make collaboration easier and to gain further access to Google’s tools and functionality. Plus there are benefits for our Associates and students.

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Funding leveraged to reduce student debt

Funding leveraged to reduce student debt

We have leveraged funding, with the efforts of USAF and ETDP SETA, to assist students with historical debt from 2021 to the tune of R4 million. This exercise impacts around 150 students and 12 universities across the country.

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Communication skills for young scientists

Communication skills for young scientists

We have been busy between the long weekends of the past month. We are also proud and humbled by the quality of the presentations at our colloquiums and mini-schools and the warm comments received from participants afterwards.

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Quantum Day, Maths and Programming

Quantum Day, Maths and Programming

We aim to offer an interesting NITheCS diary of activities. All of these are planned to fit the interests of our stakeholders, including our Associates, bursary holders and interns, and our many collaborators at different universities.

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Summer School and other events

Summer School and other events

Our calendar is also filling up with thought-provoking colloquia and mini-schools. Among others we will be celebrating the International Day of Mathematics (IDM) this Saturday 19 March. The webinar is an online programme for students.

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A month of reports and reporting

A month of reports and reporting

February is our time for annual reports and the NITheCS team has been working to finalise our reports to the National Research Foundation, Department of Science and Innovation and our Annual Report. The latter will be available soon.

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Welcome 2022: a fresh start for a good year!

Welcome 2022: a fresh start for a good year!

We hope that 2022 started well for everyone in our community and are looking forward to a productive year and activities that benefit us all. Next week our Colloquia resume, and we kick off with an exciting talk by Dr Samuel Egieyeh of UWC.

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