The AIMS network through AIMS South Africa welcomes another Research Chair from outside the continent under the German Research Chair programme at AIMS

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences through AIMS South Africa, one of its six existing Centres of Excellence, feels honoured to welcome Dr Bubacarr Bah, the German Research Chair in Mathematics with a Specialistion in Data Science, into its fold. The Research Chair programme at AIMS is one of the strategic initiatives aimed at attracting […]

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AIMS-University of Regina Visit & Partnership Signing

An AIMS delegation visited the University of Reginaon 19 October 2016 to finalise a new partnership between AIMS and the University. The highlight of the visit was a signing ceremony attended by roughly 50 faculty and students, with formal words of enthusiasm for AIMS, the University of Regina, and the partnership expressed by Thomas Chase […]

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AIMS Ghana welcomes another Research Chair under the German Research Chair program

Transforming Africa through Research Capacity Building within the Mathematical Sciences AIMS Ghana welcomes another Research Chair under the German Research Chair program Mathematics is a scarce skill in Africa and particularly stochastic analysis and its applications. Africa is ideally placed to develop a critical mass of expertise within these areas of mathematical sciences. AIMS today […]

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The AIMS ARETÉ Junior Research Chair program, an initiative of AIMS and the Robert Bosch Stiftung facilitates the return of another talented mathematical scientist to Africa

AIMS is pleased to host a second young talented African scientist – Dr Yabebal Fantaye- in its Research Centre in South Africa under the AIMS ARETÉ Junior Research Chair program. This program is one of the strategic research initiatives at AIMS in collaboration with the Robert Bosch Stiftung (Germany). Its goal is to build a […]

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Professor Nancy Neudauer Receives Simons Foundation Award

The Simons Foundation has awarded Pacific University mathematics professor Nancy Neudauer a five-year grant of $35 000 to support her collaborative research project, “Matroids in an International Research Community: generating new researchers.” Neudauer is a three-time recipient of a Fulbright specialist award who has traveled to Africa to advance mathematics education by helping further develop […]

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Higher AIMS: Expanding our Work in International Development

The adoption of the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals at the turn of the century – followed by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015 – presented a major challenge to statisticians measuring the progress being made towards them. Both sets of goals have, among many other things, highlighted a lack of population data in many […]

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RSS ‘Statistics in Africa’ Fundraising Campaign Hits Halfway Mark

The RSS has launched a new fundraising campaign to help send RSS fellows over to centres of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) network in Africa to teach MSc courses in statistics. Despite launching only last week to RSS members, the campaign has (at the time of writing) already surpassed the halfway mark towards its £3,500 target, thanks to the generosity […]

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Having More Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Vital for National Development Agenda – Dr Tschol

In a development that first emerged when President Paul Kagame first met with Neil Turok, the Founder of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI), the Government of Rwanda through the Ministry of Education signed a partnership agreement with the latter to bring operations to Rwanda. The deal signed at the […]

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AIMS Is Enabling Africa’s Youth to Become Agents of Change on the Continent

“Africa has an exciting journey ahead of it and so do you. We are determined to transform the African continent by hiring the best talent to tackle the challenges of our time” said Dr Solomon Assefa, Director IBM Research – Africa. Dr Solomon was speaking at the AIMS South Africa Graduation which took place at […]

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