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#AlumofWeek – Oluwasegun Michael Ibrahim, AIMS Rwanda’17

2021-04-30

In this week’s edition of #AlumoftheWeek, we make a stop in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria, for a chat with Oluwasegun Michael Ibrahim. Q: Tell us about yourself and your motivation for choosing AIMS. Oluwasegun: Before coming to AIMS, I pursued my undergraduate studies at the Adekinle Ajasin University in Nigeria, where I earned a […]

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#AlumofWeek – Oluwasegun Michael Ibrahim, AIMS Rwanda’17

In this week’s edition of #AlumoftheWeek, we make a stop in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria, for a chat with Oluwasegun Michael Ibrahim. Q: Tell us about yourself and your motivation for choosing AIMS. Oluwasegun: Before coming to AIMS, I pursued my undergraduate studies at the Adekinle Ajasin University in Nigeria, where I earned a […]

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AIMS and BWi host first collaborative virtual research conference

 The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with Baden-Württemberg International hosted the first-ever Research virtual workshop that took place on 20 and 21 April. The workshop aimed at bringing German and African scientists and researchers together to discuss how digitalization contributes to more resilient global health with an overarching goal of facing global […]

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#AlumofWeek – Chiekh Mbaye, AIMS Senegal’13

This week from the AIMS Senegal class of 2013, Cheikh Mbaye takes us on a journey into his life after AIMS. Q: Tell us about your academic journey before AIMS. Cheikh: Before joining AIMS, I had obtained a Bachelor’s and a Master’s in fundamental mathematics and computer science at the Gaston Berger University in Senegal. […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Ayda Kagambo, AIMS Tanzania’15

Ayda Kagambo, a Risk Assurance Consultant at PwC Kenya, graduated from AIMS Tanzania in 2015. She takes us through her post-AIMS journey. Q: How did you first hear about AIMS? Ayda: Prior to joining AIMS, I took my BSc in Actuarial Sciences at the University of Dar es Salaam. The person who introduced me to […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Seth Kurankyi Asante, AIMS Ghana’13

This week, we make a stop at AIMS Ghana to catch up with Theoretical Physicist and AIMS alumnus Seth Kurankyi Asante. Q: Tell us about yourself Seth: I started my undergraduate studies at the University of Ghana in 2007. In my first year, I studied a combination of mathematics, physics, chemistry, and computer science. I […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Sehouevi Mawuton David Agoungbome, AIMS Senegal ‘17

Our #AlumoftheWeek emerged as runner-up in a poster presentation at this year’s American Meteorological Society annual meeting #AMS101. His winning presentation is titled “Changes in the Rainfall Pattern in the Semi-Arid Zone of West Africa: a focus on dry spells occurrence during the Growing Season.” We introduce to you Sehouevi Mawuton David Agoungbome, an AIMS […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Dorcas Attuabea Addo, AIMS Ghana’15

Dorcas Attuabea Addo is an AIMS Ghana 2015 alumna who calls her admission into AIMS a miracle. We take a deep dive into her journey to learn more about the five years she spent at home before gaining admission into a tertiary institution and her progress after AIMS on this week’s #AlumoftheWeek. Q: Tell us […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Dr Woldegebriel Assefa Woldegerima, AIMS Cameroon’14

We make a stop in Ethiopia this week to speak with Dr Woldegebriel Assefa Woldegerima, AIMS Cameroon Alumnus, 2014. Q: Tell us about yourself and your time at AIMS Assefa: I graduated with a four-year Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics Education from Bahir Dar University in Ethiopia. Then I got sponsored by the Ethiopian Ministry of […]

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#AlumoftheWeek — Dr Nourridine Siewe, AIMS South Africa’12

This week from Cameroon, Dr. Nourridine Siewe takes us on a reflective tour of his time at AIMS South Africa. Q: Tell us about yourself and your time at AIMS Nourridine: I was already what some might call “advanced” before AIMS. I was privileged to have completed a BSc and an MSc in mathematics from […]

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AIMS Rwanda Partners with iSQl

Kigali, March 8th 2021 – The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Rwanda (AIMS Rwanda) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the International Software Quality Institute GmbH (iSQl) to provide a framework for the deliverance of various iSQl certifications, facilitate networking with international IT organisations, as well as joint marketing and public engagement initiatives. […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Kenneth Dadedzi, AIMS South Africa’14

We make a stop this week at AIMS South Africa as we catch up with Dr. Kenneth Dadedzi from Ghana. Q: Tell us about your time at AIMS Kenneth: Prior to AIMS, I earned a BSc in mathematics and statistics at the University of Cape Coast (UCC), Ghana. I was fortunate to serve as a […]

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AlumoftheWeek – Jeannette M. Gahunga, AIMS Cameroon’17

This week, we caught up with AIMS Cameroon alumna, Jeannette M. Gahunga from Rwanda! Q: Tell us about your time at AIMS     Jeannette: Before joining AIMS, I undertook my undergraduate studies at the College of Science and Technology at the University of Rwanda, where I earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. I first heard […]

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AIMS and Baden-Württemberg International (BW_i) host virtual conference on digitalization and health

KIGALI, 21 April 2021 -The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and Baden-Württemberg International (BW_i) have kicked off a virtual scientific conference under the theme “How can digitalization contribute to a more resilient global health”. Launched to bring together young scientists from Africa and Germany, the two-day (April 20-21) event will provide a unique platform for knowledge […]

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Déclaration de la PDG d’AIMS sur la Célébration de la Journée Internationale des Femmes et des Filles de Science

Thème : Les femmes scientifiques à la pointe de la lutte contre la COVID-19 Aujourd’hui, nous célébrons toutes les femmes de science du monde entier, en particulier celles qui sont à la pointe de la lutte contre la COVID-19. Selon l’UNESCO, moins de 30 % des chercheurs dans le monde sont des femmes, et seulement 30 […]

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Statement from the AIMS CEO on the Celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Theme: Women Scientists at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 Today, we celebrate every woman scientist across the globe, especially the women at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19. According to UNESCO, less than 30% of researchers worldwide are women, with only around 30% of female students pursuing STEM fields. These statistics reinforce […]

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African Institute for Mathematics Sciences (AIMS) partners with the University of Liverpool

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of Liverpool to foster new collaborations towards the development of the next generation of scientists. The partnership will facilitate the emergence of new research collaborations between Liverpool academics and leading African scientists, support the mobility of AIMS students […]

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eLife Publishes AIMS Researcher’s Paper on HIV Treatment

The eLife journal has published an article titled “A Mechanistic Model for long-term Immunological outcomes in South African HIV-infected Children and Adults receiving ART”, following a recent study. […]

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Trouver le prochain Einstein, préparer l’Afrique à devenir leader dans la découverte scientifique”.

KIGALI, Rwanda, Le 8 Décembre , 2020,- Trois lauréats du prix Nobel et un lauréat de la Médaille Field s’exprimeront lors de la toute première édition virtuelle du Rassemblement International du Next Einstein Forum (NEF-GG), le plus grand rassemblement scientifique d’Afrique qui se tiendra du 8 au 10 décembre 2020. Organisé dans le contexte de la pandémie de COVID-19, sous le thème « Renforcer la […]

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Nobel Prize and Field Medal Laureates to Speak at Virtual Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering

KIGALI, Rwanda, December 7, 2020,-  Three Nobel Prize laureates and one Field Medalist will speak at the first-ever virtual Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering (NEF-GG), Africa’s largest scientific gathering set to take place from 8-10 December 2020. Organized against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, under the theme“Building Africa’s resilience through education, research and innovation”, this year’s event will […]

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NEF Global Gathering 2020 Attractions

KIGALI, Rwanda, December 4, 2020,  Scientists, researchers, delegates and key decision makers from Africa and around the globe will convene for the the first-ever virtual edition of the Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering (NEF-GG), Africa’s largest scientific gathering from 8-10 December 2020. this year’s event will take place through the  Airmeet video conferencing platform.  With a focus on identifying ways to […]

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AIMS organise sa première édition virtuelle du Rassemblement International du NEF

KIGALI, Rwanda, Le 3 Décembre , 2020,  l’Institut Panafricain des Sciences Mathématiques (AIMS) lancera la toute première  édition virtuelle du Rassemblement International du Next Einstein Forum (NEF-GG) , le plus grand rassemblement scientifique d’Afrique, du 8 au 10 décembre 2020. Organisé dans le contexte de la pandémie de la COVID-19, sous le thème « Renforcer la résilience de l’Afrique à travers l’éducation, […]

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AIMS and Portia host the 18th Gender Summit

Kigali, November 23 2020 – Today, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), together with Portia Ltd, will host a virtual ceremony to kick off the 18th Gender Summit (GS18). Organized on the side lines of the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) and under the framework of the Gender Summit Africa series, GS18 will run from […]

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AIMS Announces Lydie Hakizimana as Chief Executive Officer

Kigali, November 04 2020 – The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) has announced the appointment of Ms Lydie Hakizimana as its Chief Executive Officer. The AIMS International Governing Board (IGB) made the announcement early today following a unanimous decision. “As Interim CEO, Lydie has led AIMS impeccably through difficult times,” said Prof Neil Turok, […]

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Nature Publishes Research Paper on COVID-19 Pooled Testing Method

Kigali, October 21 2020 – Nature Magazine has published an article titled “A pooled testing strategy for identifying SARS-CoV-2 at low prevalence”, following a study carried out in Rwanda. Conducted by researchers from the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), the Rwanda joint COVID-19 taskforce and the University of Rwanda, the study lays out an […]

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This session addressed critical points for the continent to build a pipeline of researchers and innovators. Panelists talked on how to build scientific culture early, looking at global best practices and as well providing recommendations on how to strengthen early and tertiary education. On panel we have Nathalie Munyampenda, Managing Director, Next Einstein Forum moderator […]

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