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The 2021 Year in a Review 

2022-01-18

COVI9-19 has contributed to a challenging series of years since its outbreak in 2020. AIMS as an institution has not been an exception and has faced several issues since then. Some include remote working and travel bans that hindered students and staff from travelling smoothly across countries. This affected AIMS because of its nature as […]

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AIMS Tanzania Graduation 2017

AIMS Tanzania held its third graduation ceremony. The 55 students who were graduating, brought the total to 140 students over three years. Those 140 students are from 18 African countries and over a third of them are women. They have all been fully funded thanks to the grants AIMS receives from the Governments of Canada […]

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AIMS Ghana Graduation 2017

The 2016/2017 academic year at AIMS Ghana began in August 2016 with a total number of 47 students from 19 African Countries, 18 females and 29 males, including 20 Ghanaians. All the students performed extraordinarily well and were awarded with a Master of Science degree in Mathematical Sciences. Seven of the students were exceptional in […]

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Study of Mathematics on the decline in Africa – Prof Allotey

Accra, June 12, GNA – Despite the increasing importance of mathematics to economic and societal progress, the study of the subject in Africa is declining, Professor Francis Kofi Ampenyin Allotey, President, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Ghana (AIMS-Ghana) has said. He said several reasons had been attributed to the poor state of affairs in mathematics […]

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AIMS South Africa : Data Science Workshop organised by Dr Bubacarr Bah, the German Research Chair of Mathematics

A Data Science Workshop organised by Dr Bubacarr Bah, the German Research Chair of Mathematics with specialisation in Data Science, in association with the German Federal Ministry of Education and the Humboldt Foundation, was hosted at AIMS South Africa from 22 to 27 May 2017. The workshop introduced participants to some theory and methods, computational […]

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Prof. Cedric Villani tips Rwanda on Tech-economics

Renowned Fields Medalist and mathematician, Professor Cedric Villani has tipped Rwandans to focus on developing a technology-based economy for the country to claim its place in global players. “Rwanda had already begun to position itself as a leading innovation and technology hub in Africa, with private-public partnerships encouraging investments in more opportunities for youth, including […]

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The AIMS network through AIMS South Africa welcomes another Research Chair from outside the continent under the German Research Chair programme at AIMS

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences through AIMS South Africa, one of its six existing Centres of Excellence, feels honoured to welcome Dr Bubacarr Bah, the German Research Chair in Mathematics with a Specialistion in Data Science, into its fold. The Research Chair programme at AIMS is one of the strategic initiatives aimed at attracting […]

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AIMS-University of Regina Visit & Partnership Signing

An AIMS delegation visited the University of Reginaon 19 October 2016 to finalise a new partnership between AIMS and the University. The highlight of the visit was a signing ceremony attended by roughly 50 faculty and students, with formal words of enthusiasm for AIMS, the University of Regina, and the partnership expressed by Thomas Chase […]

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Le chercheur Cédric Villani, Médaille Fields 2010, s’investit dans le projet des instituts AIMS, des centres d’excellence africains en mathématiques

Please read Cédric Villani interview on the following link: Cédric Villani : « Les étudiants africains sont très intéressants, on sent l’appétit, l’enthousiasme » […]

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AIMS Ghana welcomes another Research Chair under the German Research Chair program

Transforming Africa through Research Capacity Building within the Mathematical Sciences AIMS Ghana welcomes another Research Chair under the German Research Chair program Mathematics is a scarce skill in Africa and particularly stochastic analysis and its applications. Africa is ideally placed to develop a critical mass of expertise within these areas of mathematical sciences. AIMS today […]

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The AIMS ARETÉ Junior Research Chair program, an initiative of AIMS and the Robert Bosch Stiftung facilitates the return of another talented mathematical scientist to Africa

AIMS is pleased to host a second young talented African scientist – Dr Yabebal Fantaye- in its Research Centre in South Africa under the AIMS ARETÉ Junior Research Chair program. This program is one of the strategic research initiatives at AIMS in collaboration with the Robert Bosch Stiftung (Germany). Its goal is to build a […]

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Professor Nancy Neudauer Receives Simons Foundation Award

The Simons Foundation has awarded Pacific University mathematics professor Nancy Neudauer a five-year grant of $35 000 to support her collaborative research project, “Matroids in an International Research Community: generating new researchers.” Neudauer is a three-time recipient of a Fulbright specialist award who has traveled to Africa to advance mathematics education by helping further develop […]

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Higher AIMS: Expanding our Work in International Development

The adoption of the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals at the turn of the century – followed by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015 – presented a major challenge to statisticians measuring the progress being made towards them. Both sets of goals have, among many other things, highlighted a lack of population data in many […]

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"AIMS changed how I view #science. I used to see #Maths as problems that needed solving, but now it's a set of tools that I can use to solve life problems," Dr Tendai Mugwagwa, @AIMSacza Alumna & Health Technology Assessment Manager @pfizer UK.

🔗: https://t.co/1WCkC4dp7w. https://t.co/ckDiWUyQb9
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Are you a #WomenInStem? What does it take to feel supported?

For Menettallah Elserafy, @NextEinsteinFor Fellow:

"It requires shifting common mentalities and destroying limiting stereotypes of the perfect mum and wife."

Share your take in the comments! https://t.co/QZPztVrSjc
From remote working and travel bans that hindered students and staff from travelling smoothly across countries, #COVID19 made 2021 a hard year.

Regardless, we were productive!

In this week's blog, we look back and share some of our best memories: https://t.co/5qJ5jzZ4XP. https://t.co/oBQOPc2LwG
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Graduations are fun & a transition to real-life application of the knowledge acquired.

In 2021, 155 students graduated from our centres of excellence ready to join forces in solving Africa's grand challenges.

Congrats once again, class of 2021: https://t.co/loqvoIkWRT! https://t.co/gK0tOzHPrG
This evening, we'd like to give a shout out to young #Africans using their talents to solve issues in their communities! The future of Africa depends on you, and we fervently believe in you.

How best can youth contribute to Africa's development? Let's chat in the comments! https://t.co/7QotjPM4m3
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#MondayMotivation

#WomenInStem what would you attribute your success to so far? How did you manage to emerge successful regardless of the hurdles you faced?

Let's share stories & inspire young girls who might be doubting if science is for them.

Comment below! https://t.co/F9iJBhYrml
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