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New Canadian scholarship program addresses inequality in developing countries

2022-06-29

OTTAWA – Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau announced Saturday the launch of the Canadian International Development Scholarships 2030 program that will educate, train and empower thousands of bright, talented people in developing countries around the world. Prime Minister Trudeau made the announcement while attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Kigali, Rwanda. Colleges and […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Ebimoboere Claudius, an AIMS Ghana Alumna

At the AIMS Alumni Meet-Up held on Saturday, 21st May 2022, at the Impact Hub, Lagos, the story of a young lady was the highlight of the event. Being fascinated by the idea behind the establishment of AIMS, a concept that seeks to raise Africans to solve African problems, this lady was determined to be […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Glorie Metsa Wowo, AIMS Cameroon 2020 Alumna.

Would you rather have an education full of theoretical knowledge or one which is practical and solves real-life problems? The general educational system in Africa is more theoretical, which impedes the continent’s progress. The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences is on a mission to change this narrative. With its Cooperative (Coop) Master’s program, students receive […]

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AIMS Rwanda hosts 2nd Edition of AIMS Alumni Meet-Up

Motivation and wise counsel can never be overrated or underestimated in an individual’s life. Sometimes in life, the only thing that can get you going and cheer you up is that one word whispered to you either consciously or in passing. Feedback and comments directed to you by your mentors and other people you look […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Wangari Kimotho, AIMS Cameroon Alumni.

Industrialisation, power generation, deforestation and other human activities cause the world’s climate to change for the worse rapidly. These changes are severe and result in extremities in almost every weather element. Excessive rainfall, more extended periods of droughts leading to bushfires and many other negative consequences on our environment are some of the effects these […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Fadel Thior, AIMS Rwanda Alumni.

The pride of every academic institution is in the calibre of alumni it produces and the impact they have on its immediate communities. Additionally, there is strength in numbers as there is in unity. Most AIMS programs take up to a year to complete, which does not allow students from different cohorts to interact while […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Nii Amoo Decardi-Nelson, AIMS Ghana Alumnus.

In this week’s edition of the #AlumoftheWeek, we bring you the reflections of an AIMS Ghana alumnus working as a Data Scientist at the Consolidated Bank Ghana. He reflects on his days at AIMS, lessons learnt, and how they are of help in his current role. Our alumnus of the week is Nii Amoo Decardi-Nelson. […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Oluwayomi Akinfenwa, AIMS Ghana 2021 Alumna.

As we bring our women’s month campaign to a close,  this weeks’ #AlumoftheWeek – is a story of a young lady who found herself in Mathematics. Her desire and passion were to pursue nursing as a teenager. She later became comfortable with this new field because the area of mathematics she was exposed to was […]

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Programs that truly increase women in STEM

Previously, we highlighted a few women in STEM from the AIMS Network including Dr Nana Ama Browne Klutse, Dr Sara Suliman, Abigail Annkah, and more who are incredible female scientists. Despite the effort that institutions put in increasing women in STEM, women remain less represented in STEM fields. This week, we go deep into how […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Patricia Oluchi Azike, Mastercard Foundation Scholar and AIMS Rwanda Alumna.

We continue to celebrate the success of women in March and put the spotlight on younger women who are Breaking the Bias in STEM. In this edition of the AIMS #AlumoftheWeek series, we bring you an interview with a Mastercard Foundation Scholar and an Alumna of AIMS Rwanda. Patricia Oluchi Azike, who originates from Nigeria, […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Ms Catherine M. Gitau, AIMS Rwanda.

This week’s edition of the #AlumoftheWeek takes a look into the journey of Ms Catherine M. Gitau from Kenya. An alumna of the AIMS Masters in Machine Intelligence (AMMI) program from AIMS Ghana. She is currently a Data Science Manager at VISA Inc. From the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) in Kenya, […]

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African women driving the continent’s scientific excellence

 Women play a very critical role in our society. They are scientists, researchers, pilots, accountants, engineers, and most importantly, mothers. Regardless of their significance, women are systematically less involved in our society’s most important areas, such as STEM and research. For example, according to AAUW, women make up only 28% of the workforce in STEM worldwide. […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Mamadou Gueye, AIMS Rwanda.

Money transfer has become a critical part of our lives as humans. Expatriates are always looking for the best and safest method to send money back home for several reasons, including family upkeep, building, and school fees. While this is happening, some individuals also devise means to divert these funds into their private accounts, defrauding […]

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AIMS NEI and iSQI Partner to Boost the Skills of  Youth in Africa!

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) and the International Software Quality Institute (iSQI GmbH) have entered a long-term partnership to boost the skills of youth in Africa. The partnership seeks to certify the skills of young Africans including students and teachers at AIMS-NEI centres in Rwanda, Ghana, Cameroon, Senegal and […]

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AIMS partners with Google to pursue joint research interests while strengthening research collaborations in Africa.

Accra, Ghana. May 25th, 2022.  – In advancing the frontiers of scientific research in areas of specialization like artificial intelligence, the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences – Ghana (AIMS Ghana) has signed a Masters Sponsored Research Agreement (MSRA) with Google Research. The agreement seeks to further strengthen the partnership between both institutions as part of […]

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AIMS and IVADO Renew Partnership to Advance STEM in Africa

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and the Institute for Data Valorization (IVADO), with the financial support of the Canada First Research Excellence Fund, recently renewed a two-year, CAD $200,000 partnership to host supervised research internships for AIMS masters students at its world-class Montreal-based research universities. This innovative partnership will award 16 scholarships to […]

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Le projet « Recherches en résidence CIRM-AIMS » retenu dans le cadre du « Dispositif de Soutien aux Collaborations avec l’Afrique subsaharienne » du CNRS

Dakar, 5 juillet 2021 — Le projet « Recherches en résidence CIRM-AIMS » a été sélectionné dans le cadre de l’appel à projet 2021 « Dispositif de Soutien aux Collaborations avec l’Afrique subsaharienne » du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). Fruit d’une collaboration entre le Centre International de Rencontres Mathématiques (CIRM) et l’Institut Africain des Sciences Mathématiques […]

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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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#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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Rencontrez la promotion 2019/2020 de AIMS Sénégal!

Cette année, nous avons admis 58 étudiants, dont 31% de femmes, de 15 pays africains. Découvrez les prochains Einstein de l’Afrique ! […]

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Elizabeth Dadzie

“I’m currently working on pricing & hedging of weather-linked insurance derivatives. My long-term plan is to lead a fight against climate change in #Africa & around the world, as well as help fix food security issues in Africa,”Elizabeth Dadzie, research student at AIMS Ghana. […]

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Blaise Tchapnda, AIMS Rwanda Academic Director

Meet Prof. Blaise Tchapnda, the Academic Director for AIMS Rwanda talking about the role of AIMS in increasing the number of young mathematicians and how the use of maths can be used to solve real life challenges. […]

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AIMS RUN

The AIMS Teacher Training Program, (TTP) organized a run for science in Kigali, Rwanda that launched the “Adopt a village for science” campaign aimed at raising funds to support the AIMS community based interventions. […]

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Harnessing Big Data

#AIMSBigDtata workshop on Harnessing Big Data. […]

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AIMS Senegal Graduation June 2019

Dix-sept diplômés à AIMS Sénégal, session juin 2019. […]

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AIMS Senegal UN IVY STEM

AIMS a rejoint le programme UN IVY STEM pour soutenir le mentorat des lycéennes en Afrique. Dix filles du Collège Saint-Esprit de Mbour, Sénégal étaient liées à des mentors des universités de la Ivy League par le biais de séances hebdomadaires d’échange en ligne. Les élèves ont pu terminer leurs projets qui portaient sur l’eau […]

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