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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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Strengthening the pathways to success: The global challenge of learning

One cannot deny that we are at an impasse. Globally, countries are trying to fix the gap between education systems and labour markets. How do we improve learning as work transforms? This question is even more urgent in Africa where the challenges of improving access and quality of education are met with serious budget constraints […]

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AIMS GHANA hosted a workshop on : Introduction to Genomics Big Data Sciences (GBDS)’

AIMS Ghana organised ‘Introduction to Genomics Big Data Sciences (GBDS)’ workshop at its campus in Biriwa, Central Region, from 10 – 14 July 2017. The GBDS workshop was under the leadership of Dr. Gaston K. Mazandu, Research Chair at AIMS Ghana & AIMS South Africa. Thirty-four participants made up of Nine females and Twenty-five males […]

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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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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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