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MAM Workshop
A picture of my third Saturday morning workshop for Mathematics and Applied Maths 1000W students, University of Cape Town (Kenneth Rafel)
Commencement Celebration 2019
The Mathematics and Applied Mathematics Department hosted their commencement celebration braai on the 08/02/2019 at the UCT Tennis Club, Upper Campus
Welcome to Mathematics and Applied Mathematics Department
Mathematics underlies the rise of science and technology, and is also a very interesting area of study in its own right. Its pursuit is the rigorous study of patterns: in geometry, in time and space, in nature, in physics, in biology, in industry...
Mathematics and Applied Mathematics Department held Honours Braai
The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics at the University of Cape Town (MAM, for short) is world-renowned for the strength of its research and teaching. MAM has more than thirty permanent academic members of staff, is home to a vibrant...
Open Day
UCT hosts open days aimed at high school students in Grades 10, 11 and 12, their families, teachers and guidance counsellors. This event presents an ideal opportunity for school-going learners and their parents or guardians to explore the vast range...
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Sunday, 25 August 2019
62nd Annual Congress of the South African Mathematical Society

The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics at UCT will host the 62nd Annual Congress of the South African Mathematical Society during the period 2-4 December 2019. For more information, for more information visit our website http://sams2019.uct.ac.za/

Publication Date:
Tue, 30 Apr 2019 - 10:45
Shuttleworth Postgraduate Scholarship

The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics of the University of Cape Town is a large and dynamic department with research taking place in a wide range of directions: (non-associative) algebra, category theory, computational fluid dynamics, cosmology and gravitation, cryptography, dynamical systems, functional analysis, graph theory, group theory, mathematics education, partial differential equations, quantum gravity and string theory, (algebraic and categorical) topology.

Publication Date:
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 - 10:30
Off to Madrid

Off to Madrid! Congratulations to PhD students Sulona Kandhai and Miguel Alfonzo Méndez together with Masters students Mariam Campbell and Juhi Hurgobin who will spend the next 5 months at the Autonomous University of Madrid, funded by the Erasmus+ programme.

 

Publication Date:
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 - 14:30
Taking the shock out of teaching maths

2016 was a great year for teaching at UCT, at least if you go by the number of people that won a Distinguished Teacher Award (DTA).

Dr Jonathan Shock, who convenes a dreaded first-year mathematics course, was one of six awardees for 2016. This after 64 nominations were submitted for the coveted award. Yusuf Omar spoke to the senior lecturer in the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics about what makes his teaching tick.

Publication Date:
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 - 14:15

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