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#AlumoftheWeek – Edward Korveh, AIMS Ghana’14

2021-07-23

On this week’s edition of AlumoftheWeek, we catch up with AIMS Ghana’14 alumnus Edward Korveh, PhD student at the University of Ghana. Q: Kindly walk us through your academic journey before coming to AIMS. Edward: I gained admission to study for a BSc in Mathematics at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Edward Korveh, AIMS Ghana’14

On this week’s edition of AlumoftheWeek, we catch up with AIMS Ghana’14 alumnus Edward Korveh, PhD student at the University of Ghana. Q: Kindly walk us through your academic journey before coming to AIMS. Edward: I gained admission to study for a BSc in Mathematics at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) […]

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La PDG d’AIMS reçoit le prix de la Femme Francophone

Deux femmes ont reçu le prix de la Femme Francophone de l’année de l’Association Internationale des Maires Francophones (AIMF) le 21 juillet 2021. L’une d’entre elles est la Rwandaise Lydie Hakizimana, PDG d’AIMS. Décerné par Anne Hidalgo, Maire de Paris et Présidente de l’AIMF lors du 41ème Congrès des Maires Francophones qui s’est déroulé à […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Daniel Amankwah, AIMS Senegal’14

In this week’s edition of #AlumoftheWeek, Daniel Amankwah, a PhD student at the University of Iceland and AIMS Senegal 2014 alumnus, walks us through his post-AIMS journey.  Q: Tell us about your academic journey before AIMS. Daniel: I earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics at the University of Ghana (UG), subsequently serving as a teaching […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Mor Absa Loum, AIMS Senegal’13

On this week’s #AlumoftheWeek, we are featuring Mor Absa Loum of the 2013 cohort of AIMS Senegal who is a Lecturer and a Researcher at the Iba Der Thiam University in Thiès. Q: Tell us a little about yourself before coming to AIMS. Loum: Before AIMS, I had obtained a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree […]

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#AlumoftheWeek -Prince Romeo Mensah, AIMS Ghana’ 13

And our #AlumoftheWeek is Prince Romeo Mensah! An AIMS Ghana’ 2013 alumnus, Romeo is currently a Research Associate and Postdoc Fellow at Imperial College, London. Q: Tell us a little about yourself. Romeo: Before AIMS, I spent six years at the University of Ghana. I majored in mathematics for four years, graduating as the best […]

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#AlumoftheWeek - Rehema Kwamboka Ouko, AIMS Cameroon’20

And our #AlumOfTheWeek is Rehema Kwamboka Ouko, AIMS Cameroon alumna, who is currently pursuing further studies in Biostatistics at Hasselt University, Belgium. We caught up with her for the gist of her scientific journey. Q: Tell us a little about yourself before coming to AIMS. Rehema: My passion for understanding how data and numbers, in […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Dr Angela Tabiri, AIMS Ghana’14

In this week’s edition of our #AlumoftheWeek series, we dive into the post-AIMS journey of alumna extraordinaire Angela Tabiri. Founder of Femafricmaths, an NGO which promotes female African mathematicians, Dr. Angela Tabiri graduated from AIMS Ghana in 2014. Q: Tell us about your academic life before AIMS.Angela: My undergraduate degree was in mathematics and economics. […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Jean Pierre Twagirayezu, AIMS Rwanda’18

Rwandan-born Jean Pierre Twagirayezu is a PhD student at Michigan State University, where his research focuses on experimental astroparticle physics, spanning through data analysis and software development for scientific applications. Here’s what the AIMS Rwanda’18 alumnus had to say in this week’s edition of our #AlumoftheWeek series. Q: Tell us about yourself. Jean: In 2015, […]

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First-ever PAMO participants bring bronze medals home

4  June 2021- History was made as Rwanda’s first-ever team to participate in the Pan-African Mathematics Olympiad (PAMO) brought home three bronze medals! Led by a female participant, the team of six emerged first in the East African region and 7th on the continent. The students underwent rigorous training conducted by a team of tutors […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Nana Adjoah Mbroh, AIMS South Africa’15

This week, we journey into Nana Ajoah’s experiences to glimpse into her life after graduating from AIMS South Africa in 2015. Q: Tell us about your academic life before AIMS. Nana Adjoah: I enrolled at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, in 2008 for a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, which I completed in 2012. I […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Belle Fille Murorunkwere, AIMS Rwanda’17

Moving to the East, we take a deep dive into the experiences of Belle Fille Murorunkwere. She joined AIMS Rwanda in 2016 and is currently a Senior Statistics Analyst at the Rwanda Revenue Authority. Q: Tell us about your academic life before AIMS. Belle: I completed my Bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics and Statistics at […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Winnie Nakiyingi, AIMS Ghana’13

We’re zooming in from Kampala, Uganda this week, as we embark on a learning journey with Winnie Nakiyingi, AIMS Ghana’13 alumna, sharing her experience on life after AIMS.  Q: Tell us about yourself. Winnie: I joined Makerere University, Uganda in 2008 for a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics and Economics, under the College of Natural Sciences. My studies […]

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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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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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Do you hold a PhD in #Mathematics with an interest in Partial Differential Equations and Calculus of Variations? Apply for the Postdoctoral Fellowship @AIMSacza.

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"At AIMS, I have learnt to be patient, hardworking, cooperative and adapt to different cultural backgrounds, all of which I believe will be useful to me as an independent problem solver,"Tijan Bah, Gambia & @AIMSGhana Graduate.

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Cultural night @AimsCmr graduation was 🔥. We're all about maths and STEM, but we also know how to have fun! And what better way to celebrate pan-Africanism than drawing from the rich melting pot of 26 African countries! Kudos to the class of 2021!

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"AIMS encouraged me to put more effort in scientific research & to be self confident,"Irumva Jean De Dieu.

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