A number of visiting researchers and postdoctoral fellows who specialise in this field have been appointed. Courses and conferences in this area are held each year. Courses in mathematical biology and bio-informatics are included as part of the academic programme. AIMS also offers a BSc (Honours) with a focus in Biomathematics for South African students in partnership with Stellenbosch University. The Research Centre collaborates closely with the South African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis (SACEMA).