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Schmidt Futures, Rhodes Trust and AIMS Announce Second Cohort of Rise Global Winners: One Hundred Brilliant 15- to 17-Year-Olds Supported with Benefits to Serve Others for Life

2022-09-28

Global Program Expands its Community of Next Generation Leaders to 22 New Countries [KIGALI, RWANDA], 27 September 2022 – Today, Schmidt Futures, in partnership with the Rhodes Trust, announced the second cohort of 100 Rise Global Winners. Rise finds brilliant people who need opportunity and supports them for life as they work to serve others. […]

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#AlumoftheWeek — Khadija Iddrisu, AIMS Ghana ’21 & AMMI 2022

At the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), special attention is given to our female students. This is because we believe in the popular quote of Ghana’s famous missionary and teacher, James Kwagyir Aggrey. He says, “if you educate a man, you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman, you educate a nation.” […]

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#AlumoftheWeek — Lucien Penlap Woguia, AIMS Senegal ‘14

Since 2003, the mandate of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences has been to search through Africa, identifying its brightest and most brilliant students and presenting the best of opportunities in this world to them. At AIMS, we believe talent is abundant, but the same cannot be said of opportunities. The AIMS model brings these […]

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#AlumoftheWeek — Abu Bakr Elbukhari Mohamed Mohamed Tom, AIMS SA’16

The vision of the African Union is to build an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by its citizens and representing a dynamic force in the global arena. This plan is achieved through several approaches, including efficiency and professionalism, information and knowledge-sharing, among other values. This vision calls for homegrown solutions and the retention of […]

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#AlumoftheWeek — Sandra Marion Kam Tsemo, AIMS Senegal ‘22

This week we bring you the testimony of a more recent alum from AIMS Senegal. From the 2021/22 academic year, Sandra Marion Kam Tsemo is our #AlumoftheWeek. Sandra is a French-speaking Cameroonian. Before joining AIMS, she had completed a Master’s degree in Applied Economics and Financial Modelling from the National Advance School of Engineering. She […]

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#AlumoftheWeek — Ngoupeyou Tondji Lionel, AIMS Senegal’18 & AMMI ‘19

As an organisation of excellence, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is bent on presenting the best opportunities to its students. This phenomenon is due to its strict adherence to the AMA principle of Academic Excellence, Mindset Change, and Access and Opportunity. Each year, over 30% of alumni across all Centres enroll in post-graduate […]

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#AlumoftheWeek — Jonas Ngnawé, AIMS Cameroon ’17 & AMMI ‘19

Sometimes, all you have is passion with no particular pathway in mind. Seneca put it right when he said, “luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” Over ten thousand applications come in each year for the AIMS Regular Master’s program in Mathematical Sciences across the five Centres. We can only say the chosen few […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Degoot Abdoelnaser Mahmod, AIMS Ghana Alumnus

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) believes in the talents and skills of its alumni and students. AIMS feel proud to have hired some of its alumni to work and can attest to their ability to solve different problems using mathematics and technology. In this edition of the #AlumoftheWeek, we bring you the profile […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Mitiku Yohannes Fuge, AIMS AMMI Alumni

If you are a student or a fresh graduate, we have a question. How confident are you at applying for a job at different companies? Do the names of some companies scare you off? Do you sometimes feel like your skills and abilities don’t match the potential job, thus feeling inferior? Feeling this way can […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Emmanuel Chinyere Echeonwu, AIMS AMMI Alumni

On this week’s #AlumoftheWeek, we highlight the success story of an AIMS AMMI alumni who had his training at the AIMS Rwanda Centre in the inaugural class. As applications for the next cohort of AMMI closes in the coming week, Emmanuel Chinyere Echeonwu shares his experience at AIMS and after that with us. Emmanuel is […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Hewan Leul Kedane, AIMS South Africa Alumna

African youth are passionate, daring and ambitious to get the continent beyond its current status. However, the ambitions of these brilliant youth are cut short by a lack of support from their immediate family or the community at large; that is where the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) comes in. With the vision to […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Elimboto Yohana,  AIMS South Africa 2009 Alumnus

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is on a mission to recruit Africa’s brightest students troubled by the continent’s many challenges and supercharge them to come out with homegrown and long-lasting solutions. Since its inception in 2003, AIMS has given nearly 3,000 Africans from over 40 countries a great sense of responsibility towards their […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Grace Alabi, an AIMS Ghana Alumna

Although the pandemic experience from 2019 has gone down as the worst in recent times, it also seems to be a blessing in disguise to others. At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, this lady from Nigeria had the opportunity to travel to Ghana for her share of the AIMS experience. Having applied […]

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Schmidt Futures, Rhodes Trust and AIMS Announce Second Cohort of Rise Global Winners: One Hundred Brilliant 15- to 17-Year-Olds Supported with Benefits to Serve Others for Life

Global Program Expands its Community of Next Generation Leaders to 22 New Countries [KIGALI, RWANDA], 27 September 2022 – Today, Schmidt Futures, in partnership with the Rhodes Trust, announced the second cohort of 100 Rise Global Winners. Rise finds brilliant people who need opportunity and supports them for life as they work to serve others. […]

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AIMS and Bending Spoons Partnership

Bending Spoons, a Milan-based technology company specializing in the development and marketing of mobile apps, and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) are pleased to have launched the Synapse AI Symposium on 22 July 2002. The inaugural symposium provided an opportunity to address significant advancements and debate some of the most pressing questions facing […]

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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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Last week, AIMS staff from all 5 Centres were gathered at Kingfisher Resort, Rwanda for a 3-day retreat to reconnect, strengthen relationships and reenergise as they commit to transform Africa driven by #science through innovative #education, training and #research. https://t.co/Ve6wAUq7fW
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Nana Ama Brown Klutse, Resident researcher at AIMS, talks about the impact of climate on water bodies, and ultimately, livelihoods of the communities that depend on them. #ClimateActionNow
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Do you have a Master’s degree in economics, project management, epidemiology, mathematical sciences or a relevant field of study? We are looking for a Project Manager for @MaModAfrica Project. Hurry up and apply!
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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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