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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#AlumOfTheWeek – Edwin Moyo, AIMS Tanzania 2017 alumnus.

On this week’s edition of the #AlumoftheWeek, we make a virtual trip to Zambia as we share the story of AIMS Tanzania 2017 alumnus Edwin Moyo. Edwin is currently a Junior Lecturer at Mulungushi University, Zambia. Q: Tell us about your journey before AIMS Edwin: My interest in Mathematics and Statistics traversed from my high […]

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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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The future of work will be largely digital – what you need to do

Do you know the 100 most asked questions on Google as of 2021? According to Keyword Tool, these questions include; What is my IP address? What to watch? How to screenshot on mac? The common factor is that they are all technology-related questions that seek answers about tech advice, entertainment or hacks.  These questions inform us about cultural changes and how technology is shaping how we live, work, teach and learn.     […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Siaka Lougue, an AIMS South Africa ’10 Alumnus

In pursuit of his passion for data analytics and its application in the real world, he settled for a rather exciting pathway after several rejections. In this weeks’ edition of #AlumoftheWeek, we catch up with Siaka Lougue, AIMS South Africa alumnus of 2010, as he shares with us his story. Q: Who was Siaka before […]

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Inclusive STEM Education in Africa

According to the 2016 Gender Gap Report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF), the global gender gap stands at 47%. The sad truth is that 30% of male students graduate from STEM subjects compared to only 16% of female students. Women remain underrepresented among STEM graduates.     Even worse, the COVID19 pandemic has widened the already-existing gap in African STEM […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Oyakhilome Wallace Ibhagui, an AIMS South Africa ’10 Alumnus

He heard about AIMS in the final year of his undergraduate studies in Nigeria. However, he didn’t make it on his first attempt. Currently working as a Macro Fixed Income Strategist at the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group, Oyakhilome Wallace Ibhagui of AIMS South Africa 2010 takes us through his time at […]

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