#AlumOfTheWeek – Hyam Omar Abbas Ali, AIMS Ghana Alumna.

We dedicate this edition to celebrating an alumna named among 19 others on the African continent as laureate in the field of Science. The 2021 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Young Talent Awards, Sub Saharan Africa, was organised on 25th November 2021 at Kigali. The ceremony awarded 15 doctoral students and five post-doctoral students with […]

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The role of African scientists in mitigating climate change effects

The world’s top leaders, scientists, and youth delegates recently gathered in Glasgow, the UK, for a two-week conference, COP26, to collectively find possible solutions for the climate change challenge. Today more than ever, climate change has proven to be a significant threat, but the good news is that people are increasingly noticing how big the problem is. According to Deutsche Welle, this year, the number of people registered to attend COP26 was close to 40,000 people, nearly double those […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – James J. Njong, an AIMS Cameroon and AIMS-ESMT IIP alumnus.

Even though mathematics serves as the underlying language of all the other sciences, it is seen in most parts of Africa as having little or no use in the non-academic industry. The quest to change this narrative is what has kept James J. Njong, an AIMS Cameroon and AIMS-ESMT IIP alumnus striving for excellence. James […]

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AIMS Teacher Training Program Launches Teacher Appreciation Campaign

November 18, 2021 – Today, the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) launched the Teacher Appreciation Campaign for 2021. The campaign aims to foster a culture of appreciating Rwandan teachers for their extraordinary sacrifice and hard work nurturing and educating generations. In addition, the aim wants to award teachers’ implicit and explicit contributions in driving […]

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What you can do with a Masters in Machine Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is a growing field, and in so many ways, it is changing our lives. “The global machine learning market was valued at $1.58B in 2017 and is expected to reach $20.83B in 2024,” Forbes.   Pursuing a Master’s in Machine Intelligence is one of the best ways to be part of this field that’s revolutionizing the entire world. In this week’s blog, […]

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Considerate scientific research as a cornerstone for sustainable African socio-economic development

While conducting scientific research on a continent as diverse as Africa, working with an inclusive sample is imperative. Africa is arguably the most diverse continent in the world, due to its differences in ethnicity, gender, age, beliefs, etc. The Washington Post also concluded that the world’s 20 most diverse countries are all African.  This diversity affects the outcomes of scientific research in one way or another.  […]

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What you can do with a Master’s in Mathematical Sciences

Africa has the youngest population in the world, with a big percentage of them pursuing higher education. However, choosing a Master’s degree to pursue can be difficult, especially when one plans to have a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Due to the many options that make deciding on one specific degree tedious, understanding the skills which are offered by the degree is a big factor while choosing a degree effectively. This concern motivated us to inform people in STEM fields about what a Master’s […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Rachael Katwa Kyalo, AIMS Ghana 2020 and AIMS-ESMT Industry Immersion Program, alumna

In this week’s edition of #AlumoftheWeek, we take a turn to Kenya, where AIMS Ghana 2020 and AIMS-ESMT Industry Immersion Program alumna – Rachael Katwa Kyalo walks us through her journey before an AIMS education and life after that. Q: Tell us about yourself and your journey to AIMS. Rachael: Before joining AIMS, I had […]

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