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Importance of Mathematics and its applications highlighted

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:09 - Education

Luanda - Mathematics is the basic discipline of science and technology and it has multiple applications and contributes to the full training of students, said Wednesday in Luanda, the university lecturer Maria Natividade.

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Maria Natividade - also head of the Department of Mathematics Education and ResearchDepartment (DEI-Mathematics) of the Faculty of Sciences of the state-owned Agostinho Neto University (UAN) - made this statement at the opening  session of workshop on "Mathematics and its applications", which will run until Friday (13).

He said that the meeting, held as part of the commemorations of the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Sciences, aims to bring together teachers, researchers and mathematics students for professional exchange and interchange of experiences.

The workshop also aims to provide participants, researchers, teachers, undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as the friends of mathematics, a forum for professional exchange on the applications of Mathematics in society.

More than 150 delegates attended the academic event.

The Faculty of Sciences is one of nine UAN organic units.