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AIMS and Bending Spoons Partnership

2022-08-01

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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Third Edition of Next Einstein Forum Africa Science Week Begins in 38 Countries

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) initiative, Next Einstein Forum (NEF), will this year be holding the Africa Science Week 2019 in 38 countries across Africa running from September through December. […]

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AIMS taps machine learning model in fight against Ebola

23 August 2019 – The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is developing a machine learning model that will be used for forecasting the geographical spread of the deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) which has killed over 1,900 people to date in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The most recent EVD outbreak in […]

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AIMS TTP first Math Camp inspires teachers and students in Rwanda

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Teacher Training Program (TTP) organized a math camp that involved 40 high school students including 25 females and 20 teachers from 16 districts in Rwanda. The camp which was held at the AIMS Rwanda Center in Kigali on 22 to 26 July 2019 also involved 20 students preparing […]

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AIMS Empowers Top Executives in Rwanda to Leverage the Power of Big Data

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences’ Industry Initiative in partnership with International Development Research Centre  (IDRC) held a three day workshop titled: “Leveraging the Power of Big Data (LPBD) Executive Education,” aimed at empowering high-level business executives to learn how to leverage big data to create value for their enterprises. Following the successful launch of […]

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AIMS Rwanda hosts The Future of Science conference

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Rwanda Centre hosted the first ever “The Future of Science,” conference on 7-9 July 2019 at the AIMS campus in Kigali, Rwanda. The conference brought together top researchers from around the world to interact with postgraduate students and young researchers from across Africa in a very informal and […]

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Pictorial: “AIMS Science Run” rallies support for Rwanda Village Math’s Tourneys

The latest edition of Kigali’s twice a month ‘Car Free Sundays’ helped create awareness on mathematics training, as hundreds of people joined the maiden “AIMS Science Run”whose objective was to raise funds to support “AIMS TTP village based math’s tournaments” in Rwanda. The run was organized by the AIMS Teacher Training Programme (TTP) in partnership with […]

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Why Big Data Matters to High-Level Decision Making in Rwanda

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI)’s Industry Initiative (AII)  in collaboration with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is implementing a two-year project titled: Harnessing Big Data to meet the Sustainable Development Goals – Building Capacity in the Global South. The aim is to increase capacity in data science and […]

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AIMS Industry Initiative Seeks to Boost Data Science Skills of African Professionals

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences-Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) with support from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) recently initiated a Big Data for Development Short Course Program (BD4D-SCP) in order to boost capacity in data science, particularly, big data analytics. A number of short-courses are in the pipeline to boost the BD4D project’s capacity […]

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AIMS Students and Alumni Undergo Innovation Training

Twelve innovative ideas were recently pitched before a jury at the AIMS Rwanda Center in Kigali,Rwanda as part of the AIMS-managed Mastercard Foundation Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fund (MCF-SIEF). For six weeks, 12 teams of AIMS Mastercard Foundation Scholars and alumni were taken through the paces of design thinking for social innovation and entrepreneurship. Impact […]

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37 Students from 13 African countries graduate with AIMS Master’s in Mathematical Sciences

Kigali, Rwanda, 21 June, 2019-A decision by the government of Rwanda to support the establishment of an African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Center of Excellence in 2016, is helping build the country’s profile as a STEM-education hub; today, 37 students from 13 African countries, graduated with the highly acclaimed AIMS Master’s in Mathematical Sciences. […]

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AIMS Graduate Makes Impact at Rwanda Revenue Authority with Programming Skills

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)’s AIMS Industry Initiative signed a five-year partnership with the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) to maximise opportunities for the mathematical sciences to contribute to Rwanda’s economy through human capital, knowledge transfer and applied research. As part of the agreement, the RRA will provide AIMS graduates with internships and employment […]

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AIMS Alumnus Abdo Elnaser Degoot creates Model to improve vaccine design efficiency

African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS Alumnus) Abdoelnaser Degoot graduated with a PhD in applied Math’sfrom the University of KwaZulu Natalin April 2019. “He joins a growing list of AIMS alumni who have received a PhD degree and of whom we’re rightly proud,”said his Supervisor, Dr. Wilfred Ndifon, Professor of Theoretical Biologyand Director of Research […]

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