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The future of work will be largely digital – what you need to do

2021-10-26

Did you know the 100 most asked questions on Google as of 2021? According to Keyword Tool, these questions include; What is my IP address? What to watch? How to screenshot on mac? The common factor is that they are all technology-related questions that seek answers about tech advice, entertainment or hacks.  These questions inform us about cultural changes and how technology is shaping how we live, work, teach and learn.     […]

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African Ingenuity Celebrated at Next Einstein Forum in Dakar

Organised by the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), in conjunction with German engineering giants Bosch, the NEF was launched in 2013. Its corporate patrons are drawn from all areas, with DFG, Carnegie, and Mastercard Foundation all championing the cause. Curiously, for a Francophone country, French companies were not among the business delegation. The Robert Bosch Foundation […]

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Yale University, ‘Securing Africa’s Future Through STEM’

Dr. Martial Ndeffo-Mbah, a research scientist from Yale School of Public Health who is working on the epidemiology of microbial diseases, was graduated from AIMS in 2005. For many years, Yale faculty have advanced their scholarship through collaborative relationships in Africa, and each year the educational experiences of countless students are enriched by exploring issues of […]

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Could the Next Einstein Be from Africa?

The Continent’s tortuous path towards colonial emancipation and subsequent sustainable development has been fraught with challenges that have become almost synonymous with the African experience. In spite of the global economic slowdown brought on by declining oil and commodities prices, African economies continue to expand at a rapid pace. At the same time, there is […]

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Why African Scientists Must Be Champions for Democracy

Many stories of human rights violations in Africa may not sound like they have anything to do with science or maths. But they are actually inextricably linked with an ongoing drive to find the next Albert Einstein. There is no doubt that scientists and mathematicians have an enormous amount to contribute to Africa’s future. They can […]

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Why African Scientists Must Be Champions for Democracy

Many stories of human rights violations in Africa may not sound like they have anything to do with science or maths. But they are actually inextricably linked with an ongoing drive to find the next Albert Einstein. There is no doubt that scientists and mathematicians have an enormous amount to contribute to Africa’s future. They can […]

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AIMSSEC strengthens relationships with leading international mathematics education researchers

AIMSSEC is one of nine international partners in the Formative Assessment in Science and Mathematics Education (FaSMEd) project. In February 2016, AIMSSEC hosted a FaSMEd consortium meeting in Muizenberg, Cape Town. Among the visitors were international experts such as Professor Bärbel Barzel, from the University of Essen in Germany; Professor Malcolm Swan from the University […]

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Less than a month before highly anticipated Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering 2016

What better way to highlight the contributions of African scientists to global science than to bring the world to Africa? How do you place science and technology at the centre of Africa’s emergence? How does the world respond to common challenges like climate change? These are some of the questions the Next Einstein Forum Global […]

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"Our African institutes host researchers of great potential, but we need mentors and role models to guide them to transform Africa from a consumer of research and technology to a producer capable of competing," Menattallah Elserafy, NEF Fellow, Egypt 👉🏾 https://t.co/iZXLafVjXw. https://t.co/0bHmCc7j0M
#ICYMI, our CEO, @HakizimanaLydie, was featured on @France24_fr, where she highlighted the underlying cause of AIMS - creating a favourable environment for the #nextEinstein to be African and trained in Africa.

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#DidYouKnow that in October 2020, Prof. Franca Hoffmann joined @AIMS_Rwanda as the AIMS-Carnegie Research Chair in #DataScience. Her research revolves around developing innovative tools for data analysis and mathematical approaches to machine learning 👉🏾 https://t.co/QY1XUMJfBD. https://t.co/zt5MTGPZa5 AIMS_Next photo
No African country should lack talented potential #scientists but a lack of investment in their education could lead to a gap in maximising their potential. We have 2,494 alumni from 44 African countries, & we continue to invest in #Africa's youth👉🏾 https://t.co/Rku0QeoiNX. https://t.co/5CyMzgpQtT
#DidYouKnow that according to @ITU, in 2019, there was a 28.9% internet penetration in Sub-Saharan Africa compared to 56.7% worldwide? Through our partnership with @ishango_ai, we are leveraging remote work to increase African Data Scientists' capacity 👉🏾 https://t.co/oiyzbCpSDS. https://t.co/q0bA5LlsPF
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