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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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AIMS alumnus Taboka Chalebgwa wins AIMS-Fields-Perimeter Africa Postdoctoral Fellowship

AIMS alumnus Taboka Prince Chalebgwa, from Bostwana, has been named recipient of the highly sought-after AIMS-Fields-Perimeter Africa Postdoctoral Fellowship for the 2019-2020 academic year. Currently, a final year PhD candidate at Stellenbosch University, Taboka’s current research focuses on Nevanlinna Theory and algebraic values of meromorphic functions. He will be hosted by the Fields Institute, starting […]

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Bliss as AIMS Rwanda Co-Op Master’s program graduates

AIMS Rwanda pioneer co-op class graduates The first AIMS Rwanda Co-Op class graduated in an intimate ceremony that honored the ten graduates from six different African countries before family, friends and AIMS staff on the 27th February 2019. The 18-month work integrated learning program gives an opportunity for industry oriented students to do a six-month industry […]

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AIMS Women in Science Initiative launches publication to showcase African Women in Climate Science

Kigali— 11 February 2019 — At an event to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) launched a special publication “New Interventions for a Changing World” to celebrate African women scientists in climate science. The publication will be an annual effort managed by the AIMS Mathematical Sciences for Climate Change Resilience […]

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Women scientists encourage Rwandan girls to continue in STEM related fields

9 February 2019 – Located 50 kilometres east of Kigali, Last week, Rwamagana District was abuzz with activities to celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Over 400 female students from 50 schools gathered for an event organized by AIMS-Teacher Training Program (AIMS-TTP) Rwanda and Mastercard Foundation Leaders in Teaching program, in […]

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AIMS awards research grants to six researchers in Climate Change Science

12 December 2018, Kigali, Rwanda Today, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) announces the first cohort of the Small Research Grants in Climate Change Science: Dr. Daniel Akinyele of Nigeria, Dr. Lindani Ncube of South Africa, Dr. Ayansina Ayanlade of Nigeria, Dr. Adanna Henri-Ukoha of Nigeria, Dr. Timothy Dube of Zimbabwe and Dr Muhire […]

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Waterloo University Centre of Education in Mathematics and Computing visits AIMS Rwanda to discuss partnership to improve mathematics teaching

From 29th October to 3rd November 2018, a delegation from the University of Waterloo’s Centre of Education in Mathematics and Computing (CMEC) led by Professor J.P. Pretti visited AIMS Rwanda. CMEC is one of Canada’s largest outreach organizations in mathematics and computer science. The center focuses on increasing interest, enjoyment, confidence, and ability in mathematics […]

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New academic year starts at AIMS Senegal

With backgrounds in mathematics, engineering, physics, computer science, as well as actuarial science, the AIMS Senegal 2018/2019 cohort comprises of 43 students including 15 women from 17 countries. Eighteen joined the Taught Master’s program and twenty-five students joined the co-op stream. Dr. Youssef Travaly, AIMS Senegal President had some words of encouragement for the students: […]

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New academic year starts at AIMS Rwanda

AIMS Rwanda welcomed 48 new students including 16 women from 16 countries. The centre also welcomed five tutors, including two women. “AIMS Rwanda is excited to launch its third academic year. This year, AIMS Rwanda expands the academic program to include the Mathematical Sciences for Climate Science stream. The climate sciences stream will equip students with […]

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New academic year starts at AIMS Ghana

In late August, AIMS Ghana commenced the academic year with 42 students including 13 women from 16 countries. The students were selected from a competitive number of more than 500 applications received for the programme. Welcoming students to campus, Mrs. Lucy Quist, AIMS Ghana President, challenged the students to aspire to the academic excellence of […]

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New academic year starts at AIMS South Africa

This year, AIMS South Africa has welcomed 40 students, including 16 women from 17 African countries. “It is always a pleasure to welcome new students to the AIMS family and I hope this will be a wonderful and life changing year for you. At AIMS you will be given many opportunities like meeting exceptional teachers […]

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AIMS Teaching Training Program rolls out Math’s Clinic in Rwanda

On 13th October 2018, the AIMS Teacher Training Program in Rwanda, in partnership with Mastercard Foundation’s Leaders in Teaching Program, launched its public engagement activity […]

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ALLOTEY MATHS CAMP at AIMS Ghana

With the objective of promoting the study of mathematics from the basic to tertiary levels and demystifying the concept of mathematics as a difficult subject, AIMS Ghana opened the 5th Maths Camp dubbed ‘Allotey Math Camp’ on Monday 6th August 2018. 53 students from 38 Junior and Senior High Schools from 6 Regions in Ghana […]

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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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