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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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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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AIMS Graduate Secures Ecobank Rwanda’s Internal Systems

Eugene Tuyizere obtained a Master of Science degree in Mathematical Sciences specializing in Computer Science/Information Technology at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Cameroon and credits that experience for coping with responsibilities at Ecobank Rwanda where he is currently working as an Information Systems Controller at Ecobank Rwanda, courtesy of the AIMS Industrial Initiative […]

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AIMS Graduate Excels at Ecobank Rwanda

Jeannette Mukamahame Gahunga,one of the first African Institute for Mathematical Sciences -Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) graduates to put her skills to work at Ecobank Rwanda following a partnership agreement between the two organisations said that the skills she gained in her studies have allowed her to cope in her new role. Gahunga, a former Mastercard […]

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Mozilla’s Borchert visits AIMS, pledges future collaboration

The Mozilla Chief Innovation Officer Katharina Borchert visited the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Centre in Rwanda and held talks with Academy President Prof. Dr. Sam Yala and AIMS Global Director of Advancement and Partnerships,Mathias Goldstein. Borchert, who was in Kigali to attend the Transform Africa Summit was taken on a campus tour after […]

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MCF Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fund (MCF-SIEF) seeks to spark Innovation Among AIMS Alumni and Scholars

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences- Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) in partnership with Mastercard Foundation launched the Mastercard Foundation Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fund (MCF- SIEF), an initiative that seeks to influence AIMS scholars and alumni to be innovative. The aim of the MCF-SIEF is to bridge the gap between scholars’ ideas and the lack […]

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AIMS at the Canadian Women in STEM conference.

AIMS was proud to be able to support the African and Canadian Women in STEM conference in Ottawa, Canada on March 25, 2019. The ‘challenges and opportunities for the women in STEM’ conference was organized within the broader framework of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science and the International Women’s Day celebrations. […]

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Why It Matters to Have Women Role Models in Mathematics- #Women’sMonthSeries

Alexandra Rogers, a PhD in Mathematics candidate, who is currently tutoring mathematics at the Africa Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Rwanda Centre in Kigali, Rwanda chose to pursue mathematics over history – her other favourite subject – because she figured it would be an easier option. “I think I chose mathematics because I thought it […]

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AIMS Rwanda Co-Operative Master’s GraduateAspires to Empower Girls- #Women’sMonthSeries:

Sylvera Massawe, a young Tanzanian woman, who recently completed a Co-operative Master’s degree programme in Mathematical Sciences at the Africa Institute for Mathematical  Sciences (AIMS) Centre in Kigali, Rwanda is determined to inspire disadvantaged girls in her country to follow her footsteps. Massawe had the opportunity to undergo the 18-month industrial-based programme that blends course […]

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AIMS CAMEROON JOINS THE WORLD IN COMMEMORATING THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WOMAN

AIMS Cameroon, on March 8th 2019, offered science students from four secondary schools the opportunity to hear from female role models as they celebrated 2019’s Women’s Day under the theme ‘Balance for Better’. AIMS Cameroon students seized this opportunity by positioning themselves as role models capable of inspiring and empowering the next generation of women. […]

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How International Women’s Day was marked across the AIMS Network

How International Women’s Day was marked across AIMS Network Friday was the International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrated around the world under the theme, ‘Better the balance, better the world.’ At the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), and the day was honoured in style at our centers across Africa. Below are some pictorial highlights. Across […]

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On this week’s #AlumoftheWeek, we highlight the work of Katawoura Beltako, an AIMS Ghana alumnus. He currently serves as the Principal Investigator for the ARISE Research Program at University of Lome, Togo.

More of his journey here: https://t.co/P6vM71JKRA https://t.co/Ri8q5Wuitf
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#Opportunity
Do you hold a 4-year degree in mathematics or any science and engineering discipline with a significant mathematics component?

Apply for Structured or Co-operative program Masters here:
https://t.co/0pAwGgNQ4a

Deadline: 31 March 2023 https://t.co/Zguk0pU5eB
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We would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to our very own Professor Mouhamed Moustapha Fall, Centre President of AIMS Senegal on the award of the 2022 DST-ICTP-IMU #RamanujanPrize for Young Mathematicians from Developing Countries. https://t.co/fgfpzCIcUD
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The Management and Staff of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences would like to wish all Rwandans a Happy National Heroes Day!

"Our Heroism, Our Dignity"
#Ubutwari2023 https://t.co/Lk61jXEgHf
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AIMS and @IVADO_Qc recently announced the successful completion of the second cohort of the AIMS-IVADO Data Science Fellowship program.

Read more on this collaboration to advance #artificialintelligence #research in Africa and Canada:

https://t.co/fslfqAFfzo https://t.co/RRTX4VTbC8
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Our #AlumoftheWeek is Daphne T. Machangara from @AimsCmr. Daphne is currently working as a Researcher at @SBiotik, she is using her experience in machine learning to create solutions for some of Africa’s most significant challenges in health delivery.

👉 https://t.co/AtqrcGb924 https://t.co/fGUmB81PfY
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