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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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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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