Fields and Perimeter Support the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative

The Fields and Perimeter Institutes are pleased to announce the renewal of the Fields-Perimeter Africa Postdoctoral Fellowship program for an additional five years. Launched in 2013, these prestigious fellowships provide the opportunity for recent PhD graduates who are African nationals working in areas of mathematical sciences or fundamental theoretical physics to spend one year at […]

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AIMS Alumnus uses science and technology to combat COVID19 in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) was founded in 2003 by Professor Neil Turok, to equip young African scientists with the competencies for solving Africa’s grand challenges. Since 2003, AIMS has graduated over 2200 alumni, with 70% of them remaining on African soil towards solving the existing problems on the continent. As world leaders […]

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AIMS Women in Science (AIMSWiS) Initiative launches 2nd publication to showcase African Women in Climate Science.

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) launched the second publication on “New Interventions for a Changing World” to celebrate African women scientists in climate science. The publication aims at celebrating African female scientists on the front line of climate change science. The journal profiles twenty women from nine African countries ranging from early career scientists to […]

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AIMS and Rakuten Europe Announce Agreement to Offer Students Cooperative Research Opportunities

Kigali, 18 May 2020 –The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and Rakuten Europe S.à r.l.  today announced that they have concluded a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on research, foster cultural interchange and promote interaction. This new initiative from AIMS and Rakuten will centre around creating opportunities for students to start a career at […]

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AIMS hosts Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Workshop.

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with the University of Waterloo and the University of Ottawa hosted a three-day Work-Integrated Learning (WIL*) workshop from 28–30 October 2019 in Kigali, Rwanda. About 50 participants attended the workshop. Participants included AIMS staff including: Co-op managers and academic directors, industry partners, senior administrators from local partner […]

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Big Data for Development Innovation Challenge Brings Forward Big Ideas

Prosper Ndizihiwe, a developer on the CDS Team which won the Most Innovative Solutionprize at the Big Data for Development Innovation Challenge (BD4D-IC) final competition held in Kigali, Rwanda, was unemployed and did not have the funding to pursue developing the software he had in mind. The 25-year-old Rwandan was a stellar Computer Science undergraduate from […]

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AIMS Alumnus Abdo Elnaser Degoot creates Model to improve vaccine design efficiency

African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS Alumnus) Abdoelnaser Degoot graduated with a PhD in applied Math’sfrom the University of KwaZulu Natalin April 2019. “He joins a growing list of AIMS alumni who have received a PhD degree and of whom we’re rightly proud,”said his Supervisor, Dr. Wilfred Ndifon, Professor of Theoretical Biologyand Director of Research […]

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AIMS Graduate Excels at Ecobank Rwanda

Jeannette Mukamahame Gahunga,one of the first African Institute for Mathematical Sciences -Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) graduates to put her skills to work at Ecobank Rwanda following a partnership agreement between the two organisations said that the skills she gained in her studies have allowed her to cope in her new role. Gahunga, a former Mastercard […]

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