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#AlumoftheWeek – Kenneth Dadedzi, AIMS South Africa’14

2021-03-05

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 – 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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#AlumoftheWeek – Olatunji Olugoke Johnson – AIMS Tanzania’16

This week, we caught up with AIMS Tanzania alum, Olatunji Olugoke Johnson from Nigeria! Q: Tell us about your journey at AIMS. Johnson: I completed my Bachelor’s degree in Statistics at the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Nigeria, graduating with a First Class and at the top of my class. I first heard about […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Deborah Dormah Kanubala – AIMS Senegal’19 & AMMI Ghana’20

As the world celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science commemorated every February 11th since 2015, we are seizing the moment to profile an up and coming young woman in science, who inspires hope for the next generation of leaders in STEM. Meet Deborah Dormah Kanubala from Ghana. Q: Tell us about […]

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#AlumoftheWeek — Fadekemi Janet Osaye — AIMS Ghana, 2013

When the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) came into existence in 2003, the institute’s vision was hinged on driving Africa’s development by investing in the continent’s youth. Worded “to lead the transformation of Africa through innovative scientific training, technical advances and breakthrough discoveries which benefit the whole of society,” the AIMS vision is relevant […]

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AIMS alumnus wins the 2020 Kaura Award

The Institute of Applied Mathematics (IAM) of the University of British Columbia (UBC) has awarded the 2020 “Dr Deepak Kaura” Award in the Mathematics of Medicine to Sarafa Iyaniwura, a PhD student at UBC and alumnus of AIMS South Africa, in recognition of his work using mathematics to study complex biological systems.  Sarafa is working […]

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African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Partners with KCB Bank Rwanda

Kigali, September 9 2020 – The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) has partnered with KCB Bank Rwanda to provide a framework for the implementation of activities to accelerate the economic and digital transformation of Africa, by driving youth participation in the development of innovative digital financial solutions. The partnership will leverage initiatives of common […]

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AIMS Cameroon and Mastercard Foundation Run Online Innovation Challenge.

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation recently held a social innovation competition for current AIMS Mastercard scholars and alumni at AIMS Cameroon under its Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fund (MCF – SIEF). The program which took place on 2-9 August 2020 is aimed at equipping members of the […]

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AIMS Alumnus impacts the needy in Reno

Blaize Akanaab Abuntori from Ghana is contributing to the fight against COVID-19. An AIMS Cameroon, Mastercard Foundation Scholar alumnus, Blaize is currently a PhD student at the University of Nevada, who hands out healthy burritos to people without stable shelter in downtown Reno. Read more about his community work. […]

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AIMS Alumnus at the service of his community during the COVID-19 outbreak

Shamsuddeen Ibrahim founded the Numeracy Aid Foundation (NAF) in Yola City, Adamawa State, Nigeria. Formerly known as Shamsuddeen Ibrahim Numeracy Foundation (SINF), the foundation fosters interest and knowledge of numeracy and other related fields among underprivileged children in Nigeria and other African countries. NAF is especially beneficial to children at the elementary level of education […]

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Harnessing home-grown talent for the advancement of Africa

In line with the 2020 theme Youth Engagement for Global Action, we highlight the work of some of our alumni who are making an impact in their communities. […]

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AIMS Teaching Training Program rolls out Math’s Clinic in Rwanda

On 13th October 2018, the AIMS Teacher Training Program in Rwanda, in partnership with Mastercard Foundation’s Leaders in Teaching Program, launched its public engagement activity, the Math’s Clinic in Kayumbu, Kamonyi District. The Math’s Clinic forms part of the community outreach and public engagement efforts of the program to bring together various stakeholders to dialogue […]

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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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La revue Nature publie un article sur le dépistage de la COVID-19 par mélange d’échantillons

Un article intitulé « A pooled testing strategy for identifying SARS-CoV-2 at low prevalence » a été publié par la revue Nature Research, suite à une étude menée au Rwanda. Menée par des chercheurs de l’Institut Panafricain des Sciences Mathématiques (AIMS), du groupe de travail COVID-19 au Rwanda et de l’Université du Rwanda, l’étude présente une méthode efficace et rentable pour optimiser les dépistages au Rwanda […]

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#NEF2018 Parallel Session: Changing the Way We Learn: Building Scientific Culture Early On

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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