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Fields and Perimeter Support the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative

2020-07-09

The Fields and Perimeter Institutes are pleased to announce the renewal of the Fields-Perimeter Africa Postdoctoral Fellowship program for an additional five years. Launched in 2013, these prestigious fellowships provide the opportunity for recent PhD graduates who are African nationals working in areas of mathematical sciences or fundamental theoretical physics to spend one year at […]

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AIMS’ African Master’s for Machine Intelligence (AMMI) Program recently accepted 44 students for the 2020-2021 academic year

AMMI is a novel fully funded one-year intensive graduate program that provides brilliant young Africans with state-of-the-art training in machine learning and its applications. The aim of the program is to prepare well rounded machine intelligence researchers who respond to both present and future needs of Africa and the world. AMMI was inaugurated on 15 […]

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Apply for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at AIMS

To become a Mastercard Foundation Scholar at AIMS, apply for either the Structured Master’s or the Co-operative (Co-op) Education programs leading to the AIMS Master’s in Mathematical Sciences. Admitted students will be considered for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program. Apply for the AIMS Structured Master’s in Mathematical Sciences Apply for the AIMS Co-operative (Co-op) Education […]

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AIMS hosts Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Workshop.

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with the University of Waterloo and the University of Ottawa hosted a three-day Work-Integrated Learning (WIL*) workshop from 28–30 October 2019 in Kigali, Rwanda. About 50 participants attended the workshop. Participants included AIMS staff including: Co-op managers and academic directors, industry partners, senior administrators from local partner […]

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Big Data for Development Innovation Challenge Brings Forward Big Ideas

Prosper Ndizihiwe, a developer on the CDS Team which won the Most Innovative Solutionprize at the Big Data for Development Innovation Challenge (BD4D-IC) final competition held in Kigali, Rwanda, was unemployed and did not have the funding to pursue developing the software he had in mind. The 25-year-old Rwandan was a stellar Computer Science undergraduate from […]

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Big Data for Development Innovation Challenge Brings Forward Big Ideas

Prosper Ndizihiwe, a developer on the CDS Team which won the Most Innovative Solutionprize at the Big Data for Development Innovation Challenge (BD4D-IC) final competition held in Kigali, Rwanda, was unemployed and did not have the funding to pursue developing the software he had in mind. The 25-year-old Rwandan was a stellar Computer Science undergraduate from […]

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AIMS works with partners to develop environmental policy

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences  (AIMS) initiated a project to develop a comprehensive environmental policy for the AIMS network. AIMS acknowledges the importance of protecting environmental values as part of the global community. This project was developed with the assistance of Academics Without Borders and the University of Calgary. Academics Without Borders (AWB) is […]

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Mathematics Teachers in Rwanda Upgrade Digital Skills

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences’ Teacher Training Programme (TTP) on September 21 held a graduation of 41 mathematics and science teacher trainers from 14 districts in Rwanda who successfully completed a training programme in digital literacy and the use of information and communication technologies delivered by the International Computer Driving License (ICDL). The certification […]

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Third Edition of Next Einstein Forum Africa Science Week Begins in 38 Countries

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) initiative, Next Einstein Forum (NEF), will this year be holding the Africa Science Week 2019 in 38 countries across Africa running from September through December. […]

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AIMS Welcomes New Student Cohort 2019-2020

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) recently welcomed new student cohort for the academic year, 2019-2020, at its pan-African network of centres of excellence in Cameroon, Ghana, Rwanda, Senegal, and South Africa. The new student cohort comprises 240 students from across Africa, 35 per-cent of whom are female.  The students have enrolled as follows […]

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AIMS Rwanda Welcomes New Student Cohort 2019-2020

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) center in Rwanda welcomed a new student cohort for the academic year, 2019-2020. The new cohort consists of 48 young Africans from 19 African countries. These students will undergo a year-long study program to sharpen their skills in mathematical sciences broadened through the Co-Op and Climate streams of […]

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AIMS taps machine learning model in fight against Ebola

23 August 2019 – The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is developing a machine learning model that will be used for forecasting the geographical spread of the deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) which has killed over 1,900 people to date in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The most recent EVD outbreak in […]

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AIMS TTP first Math Camp inspires teachers and students in Rwanda

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Teacher Training Program (TTP) organized a math camp that involved 40 high school students including 25 females and 20 teachers from 16 districts in Rwanda. The camp which was held at the AIMS Rwanda Center in Kigali on 22 to 26 July 2019 also involved 20 students preparing […]

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Bank of Kigali Signs Partnership with The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)

December 13th, 2017 – Kigali, Rwanda: The Bank of Kigali and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) today signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), marking the beginning of a partnership to respond to industry needs with graduates skilled in mathematical sciences. The partnership will focus on opportunities for collaboration and the progressive commitment […]

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Inaugural Achievement Ceremony for the AIMS ESMT Industry Immersion Program

1 DECEMBER 2017, CAPE TOWN – Twenty-five AIMS students from eight African countries received their certificates for completing the AIMS ESMT Industry Immersion Program (IIP). The students who participated in this 20-week residential and fully-funded business and employability skills program were suitably qualified and industry-inclined AIMS Master’s in Mathematical Sciences graduates from across Africa. The […]

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AIMS students set to conquer the world

Cape Town, 8 November 2017: AIMS South Africa acknowledged the success of its sixth group of January intake students at a special Recognition of Achievement Ceremony held on 8 November 2017 at its centre in Muizenberg. Ten students (including 9 South Africans) received their certificates and will graduate next year through the partner universities that they […]

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AIMS-NEI Launches Industry Partnership Event

The Canadian Embassy in Senegal and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) organized, on October 26th, an industry partnership event. The event, held at the Official Residence of the Ambassador of Canada in Dakar, came to fruition through the strong support of the State of Senegal, the MasterCard Foundation, the […]

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The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda and AIMS signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding, a partnership to respond to industry needs.

The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) today signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), marking the beginning of a partnership to respond to industry needs with graduates skilled in mathematical sciences. The partnership will focus on opportunities for collaboration and the progressive commitment between AIMS […]

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UNESCO approval of AIMS as a Category II Institute : Centre of Excellence

The Executive Board of UNESCO, on Friday 13 October, 2017, approved the hosting in Ghana of a Centre of Excellence in mathematics and allied sciences under the auspices of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Ghana (AIMS GHANA). AIMS is a pan-African network of centres of excellence for postgraduate training, research and public engagement in […]

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Mastercard Foundation convening , October 17-19, at Kigali Convention Centre

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Annual Learning Convening will take place from 17-19 October, 2017, at the Kigali Convention Center. The theme of the event is The Future of Work in Africa. It will bring together more than 100 participants including University Presidents and Vice Chancellors, non-governmental organization (NGO) leaders, and program administrators from the Scholars […]

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AIMS NEI Fellowship Program for Women in Climate Change Science: Call for applications

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS NEI) is pleased to announce a new Fellowship Program for Women in Climate Change Science (WiCCS). Climate change – including global warming – poses significant threats to humanity. Documented impacts of global warming include an increased frequency and severity of heatwaves across the globe; and […]

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AIMS South Africa hosts National Science Week from August 7th to August 10th 2017

National Science Week (NSW), an annual week-long event coordinated by the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement on behalf of the Department of Science and Technology, is now in its 18th year and will run from 5 to 12 August 2017. The African Institute for Mathematical Science (AIMS) South Africa is excited to […]

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Mathematical Sciences Institute Launches Skills Immersion Program for African Graduates

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and the European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) announced the launch of the AIMS ESMT Industry Immersion Program (AIMS ESMT IIP) at the AIMS South Africa Centre in Muizenberg, South Africa. Twenty-eight suitably qualified and industry-inclined AIMS Master’s in Mathematical Sciences graduates from across Africa have been […]

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AIMS welcomes its first female Research Chair specialising in Optimal Control under the German Research Chair program

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences-Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) is honored to receive the first female Research Chair – Prof. Gisele Mophou, who will lead the establishment of the AIMS Cameroon Research Centre and increase its visibility within and outside Cameroon. AIMS is excited to have attracted another top African Researcher back to Africa. Prof. […]

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AIMS South Africa celebrates the success of its January intake

AIMS South Africa acknowledged the success of its fifth group of January intake students at a special Recognition of Achievement Ceremony held on 22 November 2016 at its centre in Muizenberg. Eleven students (including nine South Africans) received their certificates and will graduate through the partner universities that they are registered at. The 11 graduates […]

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"I've always desired to have a lasting impact and to be relevant to my generation. AIMS has partially impacted me towards achieving this goal. I hope to be a game-changer and a problem solver to the world,"Oloruntobi Samson (Nigeria), AIMS Camerooon.

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Do African herbal medicines hold hope for #COVID19?

Did you know that up to 80% of the continent’s population still heavily relies on medicinal plants for their healthcare. Could this be a solution to the existing pandemic?

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AIMS Senegal UN IVY STEM

AIMS a rejoint le programme UN IVY STEM pour soutenir le mentorat des lycéennes en Afrique. Dix filles du Collège Saint-Esprit de Mbour, Sénégal étaient liées à des mentors des universités de la Ivy League par le biais de séances hebdomadaires d’échange en ligne. Les élèves ont pu terminer leurs projets qui portaient sur l’eau […]

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Découvrez l’histoire d’AIMS

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AIMS Senegal Gender Training 2019

AIMS’ Skills for Employability (SFE) Program organizes 2nd edition of gender training for women-led businesses. […]

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Meet Maisson Mohammed Matar , AIMS alumni impacting the world through art

“The path of my future has changed because of AIMS. Although now I’m not doing my Physics and Mathematics, AIMS has taught us to be leaders. To have an impact in the community,” she says […]

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Meet Sam Yala, AIMS Rwanda Center President

“My vision for AIMS Rwanda is that I want to have a very productive, innovative & strong research center where we can contribute to the development of Rwanda and Africa in general,” Prof. Sam Yala, AIMS Rwanda Center President. […]

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Kayode Florence, Testimonial, #AIMSGrad2019

“Coming to AIMS has opened my eyes to so many opportunities available in sciences. I’m doing my project on quality control of station record. I have been able to understand that there’s more to helping our environment even as mathematicians.” Kayode Florence, AIMS Rwanda alumni […]

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AIMS welcomes new students 2019-2020 […]

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Hear from AIMS South Africa students.

“Through the lessons learned at AIMS, we have acquired the skills that will enable us to work as one and exponentially drive Africa to its success.” Alumni […]

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AIMS Rwanda Graduation

AIMS Rwanda class of 2018-2019 graduated with 37 students, 10 of whom are female and they all hailed from 16 African countries. […]

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