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NGA-coursework master’s courses, Semester 2 of 2022.

The NGA-coursework project will present the following two master’s level courses in mathematics in Semester 2 of 2022, July-November.

    Category Theory
    Lecturer: Prof Zurab Janelidze, Stellenbosch University

    Sobolev spaces and PDEs
    Lecturer: Prof Jacek Banasiak, University of Pretoria

Dates and registration information available on the website:

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Vacancy at the Nelson Mandela University

A Lecturer position is advertised at the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Nelson Mandela University. Please see the attachment, and the contact details therein, for further information.


Lecturer / Senior Lecturer positions, University of Pretoria

Four positions are advertised at the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of Pretoria. The closing date for applications is 30 June 2022.

For more information, please click on this link.

Online course

3MC mini course: Introduction to Fluid Modeling and Shallow Water Equations

This mini course, by Prof Charlotte Perrin, will be presented online on 8-9 September 2022. The registration deadline is 1 July 2022.

Please see the attachment, and the website, for more information as well as the program and registration page.


Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer positions at the University of Cape Town

Two positions, one in Pure Mathematics, and one in Applied Mathematics, have been re-advertised. Both positions are at the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level.

The closing dates for the applications for Pure Mathematics and Applied Mathematics are 6 May 2022 and 9 May 2022 respectively.

Please see the attachments for more information on these positions.


New SAMS Council

Following the SAMS AGM of 1 December 2021, there is a new SAMS Council.


Nominees, new SAMS Council

Click here to see the nominees for the 4 vacant positions.


Virtual seminar series on Finite Element Analysis and Applications

This 2021 virtual seminar series is hosted by the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of Pretoria. For more information, and how to register, please see the attached poster.


Announcement SAMS Congress 2021

64th Annual Congress of the South African Mathematical Society 29 November – 1 December 2021, online

Registration and abstract submissions: For registration, abstract submissions and further information, please visit the congress’ website:

Abstract submission deadline: 23 September

Registration deadline: 15 November

Special sessions:

·         Lie symmetries and other approaches in solving nonlinear differential equations

·         Functional Analysis and Operator Theory

·         Graph theory and Combinatorics (Special session in Honour of Izak Broere)

·         Category Theory, Algebra, Topology, Logic (Special session in honour of Hans-Peter Künzi)

·         Applied and Numerical Mathematics

·         Finite Groups and Combinatorial Structures

Please see the attachment for the titles and abstract of two of the five plenary speakers.


Vacancy: Executive Director, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, South Africa

Please see the attachment for the relevant information. The closing date is 1 November 2021.