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New Canadian scholarship program addresses inequality in developing countries

2022-06-29

OTTAWA – Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau announced Saturday the launch of the Canadian International Development Scholarships 2030 program that will educate, train and empower thousands of bright, talented people in developing countries around the world. Prime Minister Trudeau made the announcement while attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Kigali, Rwanda. Colleges and […]

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Public Engagement – An incredible way to advance science and research in Africa

Scientific research forms a critical part of enablers to achieve Africa’s desired socio-economic development. Most importantly, given the rapidly changing society we live in, the need to connect science to humanity has never been critical. We currently live in a world where technology changes how we live every day. Additionally, due to the wealth of […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Cyrille Feudjio, AIMS Cameroon.

What if the decision-making process was heavily reliant on existing data? What if this data does not exist at all? This case was the situation of the Elder Research. Elder Research is part of the Inshango Data Science Fellowship. The mandate of this project is to monitor equipment performance and failure detection to avert hydroelectric […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Jeanette Nyirahakizimana, AIMS Senegal & AMMI alumna.

Data continues to drive decision-making in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Several institutions and companies gather extensive data to make the best decisions that promote effective and efficient administration and planning. The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) saw this from afar and targeted to train the brightest students of Africa to be […]

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How data science fellowship programs are helping Africa prepare for the digital revolution

On November 17, 2021, the very first AIMS-Ishango Data Science Fellowship Program came to an end. The fully funded, three-month fellowship program exposed the fourteen AIMS alumni (seven women and men) to real-world experiences through working on value-adding projects for international organizations. In a closing remark to end the program, Dr. Charles Kimpolo, Director of […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Engelbert Wamba Tchinde, AIMS Senegal alumnus.

At the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, we believe that every lesson taken in the classroom should directly impact the communities in our world. We ensure our students’ transition to industry and apply their skills through Work-Integrated Learning opportunities available to them post AIMS. The Industry Initiative Department heads this vision and runs programs like […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Elkanah Nyabuto, Mastercard Foundation Scholar & AIMS Ghana 2020 Almunus.

Fascinated by numbers and their application in real life, he opted to offer an undergraduate study in Statistics and Information Technology at the Maseno University, Kenya. His mentor recommended that he apply to AIMS for his postgraduate studies. In this edition of the #AlumoftheWeek, we bring you the testimony of the Mastercard foundation scholar, Elkanah […]

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The 2021 Year in a Review 

COVI9-19 has contributed to a challenging series of years since its outbreak in 2020. AIMS as an institution has not been an exception and has faced several issues since then. Some include remote working and travel bans that hindered students and staff from travelling smoothly across countries. This affected AIMS because of its nature as […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Rose Yvette Essomba Bandolo, Mastercard Foundation Scholar & AIMS Cameroon Alumna

The year 2021 was an exciting year for us at the Alumni Relations Office as we went all out to bring our alumni’s wonderful testimonies and success stories across the globe. We are privileged to announce a continuation of this exercise as our alumni continue to impact Africa and the world at large. We wish […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Deo Byabazaire, AIMS Ghana 2020 Alumnus

The year has been fruitful, and we have had several alumni share with us their AIMS experienceand how it has contributed to their successes post-graduation.   This edition brings you the last on the #AlumoftheWeek for 2021. We meet up with AIMSGhana 2020 alumnus from Uganda who is currently pursuing postgraduate studies at HasseltUniversity, Belgium. […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Hyam Omar Abbas Ali, AIMS Ghana Alumna.

We dedicate this edition to celebrating an alumna named among 19 others on the African continent as laureate in the field of Science. The 2021 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Young Talent Awards, Sub Saharan Africa, was organised on 25th November 2021 at Kigali. The ceremony awarded 15 doctoral students and five post-doctoral students with […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Patrick Tenga Shako, an AIMS Senegal alumnus.

After hearing about the impact story of an alum went viral, he sought to find out what AIMS is all about and gained admission to AIMS Senegal with the recommendation from this alum. After AIMS, he marvels people with his work ethic, and they will not cease to give him multiple roles and promotions. In […]

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The role of African scientists in mitigating climate change effects

The world’s top leaders, scientists, and youth delegates recently gathered in Glasgow, the UK, for a two-week conference, COP26, to collectively find possible solutions for the climate change challenge. Today more than ever, climate change has proven to be a significant threat, but the good news is that people are increasingly noticing how big the problem is. According to Deutsche Welle, this year, the number of people registered to attend COP26 was close to 40,000 people, nearly double those […]

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AIMS organise sa première édition virtuelle du Rassemblement International du NEF

KIGALI, Rwanda, Le 3 Décembre , 2020,  l’Institut Panafricain des Sciences Mathématiques (AIMS) lancera la toute première  édition virtuelle du Rassemblement International du Next Einstein Forum (NEF-GG) , le plus grand rassemblement scientifique d’Afrique, du 8 au 10 décembre 2020. Organisé dans le contexte de la pandémie de la COVID-19, sous le thème « Renforcer la résilience de l’Afrique à travers l’éducation, […]

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AIMS and Portia host the 18th Gender Summit

Kigali, November 23 2020 – Today, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), together with Portia Ltd, will host a virtual ceremony to kick off the 18th Gender Summit (GS18). Organized on the side lines of the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) and under the framework of the Gender Summit Africa series, GS18 will run from […]

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AIMS Announces Lydie Hakizimana as Chief Executive Officer

Kigali, November 04 2020 – The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) has announced the appointment of Ms Lydie Hakizimana as its Chief Executive Officer. The AIMS International Governing Board (IGB) made the announcement early today following a unanimous decision. “As Interim CEO, Lydie has led AIMS impeccably through difficult times,” said Prof Neil Turok, […]

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Nature Publishes Research Paper on COVID-19 Pooled Testing Method

Kigali, October 21 2020 – Nature Magazine has published an article titled “A pooled testing strategy for identifying SARS-CoV-2 at low prevalence”, following a study carried out in Rwanda. Conducted by researchers from the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), the Rwanda joint COVID-19 taskforce and the University of Rwanda, the study lays out an […]

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La revue Nature publie un article sur le dépistage de la COVID-19 par mélange d’échantillons

Un article intitulé « A pooled testing strategy for identifying SARS-CoV-2 at low prevalence » a été publié par la revue Nature Research, suite à une étude menée au Rwanda. Menée par des chercheurs de l’Institut Panafricain des Sciences Mathématiques (AIMS), du groupe de travail COVID-19 au Rwanda et de l’Université du Rwanda, l’étude présente une méthode efficace et rentable pour optimiser les dépistages au Rwanda […]

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African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Partners with KCB Bank Rwanda

Kigali, September 9 2020 – The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) has partnered with KCB Bank Rwanda to provide a framework for the implementation of activities to accelerate the economic and digital transformation of Africa, by driving youth participation in the development of innovative digital financial solutions. The partnership will leverage initiatives of common […]

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AIMS and the University of Minnesota announce partnership to accelerate opportunities for Africa’s talented mathematicians

7 February 2019- The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and the University of Minnesota (UMN) today announce a new partnership for knowledge exchange and to accelerate opportunities for talented African mathematicians. Founded in 2003, AIMS recruits Africa’s most talented university graduates and provides them with the cutting-edge training in mathematics they need to enter […]

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AIMS students will help to shape Africa’s future

Cape Town, 14 November 2018: AIMS South Africa acknowledged the success of its seventh group of January intake students as well as the second group of students who have successfully completed the AIMS-ESMT Industry Immersion Programme (IIP) at a special Recognition of Achievement Ceremony held at its centre in Muizenberg. Fifteen students (including 13 South Africans) […]

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AIMS celebrates World Science Day with teachers and students

10 November 2018 – AIMS through its teacher training program in Rwanda celebrated World Science Day for Peace and Development with a breakfast for various stakeholders in the education sector including the officials of Rwanda’s Ministry of Education, teachers, students, parents, AIMS Rwanda alumni, the Rwanda Association of Women in Science and Engineering and members […]

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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, the Math’s Clinic in Kayumbu, Kamonyi District. The Math’s Clinic forms part of the community outreach and public engagement efforts of the program to bring together various stakeholders to dialogue […]

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Second edition of Next Einstein Forum Africa Science Week begins in 35 countries

KIGALI, Rwanda, 10 September 2018 – The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung, today announced the beginning of NEF Africa Science Week in 35 African countries throughout the months of September, October and December 2018. NEF Africa Science Week are led […]

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AIMS launches African Master’s in Machine Intelligence

31 July 2018, Kigali Rwanda – Today, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) announces the launch of a one-year intensive African Master’s in Machine Intelligence (AMMI) in partnership with Facebook and Google. The master’s will begin this September at the AIMS-Rwanda campus in Kigali. “Machine Intelligence (MI) is revolutionizing critical aspects of our lives. […]

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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 Video 2019 2020

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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