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How can African scientists contribute to the reduction of climate change consequences

2021-09-21

Africa is the most vulnerable continent to climate change impacts regardless of its low contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions. Since the industrial revolution (1751), the world has emitted over 1.5 trillion tonnes of Carbon-dioxide (CO2).  Historically, Africa contributed only 3% of the global historical contribution. According to Our World Data, today, China leads the list […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Nana Adjoah Mbroh, AIMS South Africa’15

This week, we journey into Nana Ajoah’s experiences to glimpse into her life after graduating from AIMS South Africa in 2015. Q: Tell us about your academic life before AIMS. Nana Adjoah: I enrolled at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, in 2008 for a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, which I completed in 2012. I […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Belle Fille Murorunkwere, AIMS Rwanda’17

Moving to the East, we take a deep dive into the experiences of Mastercard Foundation Scholar Belle Fille Murorunkwere. Q: Tell us about your academic life before AIMS. Belle: I completed my Bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Rwanda (College of Science and Technology), graduating in 2015. One year later, I applied to […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Winnie Nakiyingi, AIMS Ghana’13

We’re zooming in from Kampala, Uganda this week, as we embark on a learning journey with Winnie Nakiyingi, AIMS Ghana’13 alumna, sharing her experience on life after AIMS.  Q: Tell us about yourself. Winnie: I joined Makerere University, Uganda in 2008 for a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics and Economics, under the College of Natural Sciences. My studies […]

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#AlumoftheWeek-Frank Namugera, AIMS Senegal’17

Now Data Scientist and Assistant Lecturer at Makerere University in Uganda, Frank Namugera, AIMS Senegal’17 alumnus, takes us on his post-AIMS journey. Q: Tell us about yourself. Frank: My passion for mathematics drove me to undertake a BSc in mathematics, with physics as my minor at Makerere University. Upon completion, I had an opportunity to implement some […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Nono Saha Cyrille Merleau, AIMS Ghana’18

This week, we journey into the life of Nono Saha Cyrille Merleau, AIMS Ghana 2018 alumnus. Nono is currently a PhD student at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences. Q: Tell us about yourself and your motivation for choosing AIMS. Cyrille: I am from Cameroon, and my background is in Computer Science. […]

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#AlumofWeek – Oluwasegun Michael Ibrahim, AIMS Rwanda’17

In this week’s edition of #AlumoftheWeek, we make a stop in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria, for a chat with Oluwasegun Michael Ibrahim. Q: Tell us about yourself and your motivation for choosing AIMS. Oluwasegun: Before coming to AIMS, I pursued my undergraduate studies at the Adekinle Ajasin University in Nigeria, where I earned a […]

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AIMS and BWi host first collaborative virtual research conference

 The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with Baden-Württemberg International hosted the first-ever Research virtual workshop that took place on 20 and 21 April. The workshop aimed at bringing German and African scientists and researchers together to discuss how digitalization contributes to more resilient global health with an overarching goal of facing global […]

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#AlumofWeek – Chiekh Mbaye, AIMS Senegal’13

This week from the AIMS Senegal class of 2013, Cheikh Mbaye takes us on a journey into his life after AIMS. Q: Tell us about your academic journey before AIMS. Cheikh: Before joining AIMS, I had obtained a Bachelor’s and a Master’s in fundamental mathematics and computer science at the Gaston Berger University in Senegal. […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Ayda Kagambo, AIMS Tanzania’15

Ayda Kagambo, a Risk Assurance Consultant at PwC Kenya, graduated from AIMS Tanzania in 2015. She takes us through her post-AIMS journey. Q: How did you first hear about AIMS? Ayda: Prior to joining AIMS, I took my BSc in Actuarial Sciences at the University of Dar es Salaam. The person who introduced me to […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Seth Kurankyi Asante, AIMS Ghana’13

This week, we make a stop at AIMS Ghana to catch up with Theoretical Physicist and AIMS alumnus Seth Kurankyi Asante. Q: Tell us about yourself Seth: I started my undergraduate studies at the University of Ghana in 2007. In my first year, I studied a combination of mathematics, physics, chemistry, and computer science. I […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Sehouevi Mawuton David Agoungbome, AIMS Senegal ‘17

Our #AlumoftheWeek emerged as runner-up in a poster presentation at this year’s American Meteorological Society annual meeting #AMS101. His winning presentation is titled “Changes in the Rainfall Pattern in the Semi-Arid Zone of West Africa: a focus on dry spells occurrence during the Growing Season.” We introduce to you Sehouevi Mawuton David Agoungbome, an AIMS […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Dorcas Attuabea Addo, AIMS Ghana’15

Dorcas Attuabea Addo is an AIMS Ghana 2015 alumna who calls her admission into AIMS a miracle. We take a deep dive into her journey to learn more about the five years she spent at home before gaining admission into a tertiary institution and her progress after AIMS on this week’s #AlumoftheWeek. Q: Tell us […]

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Press
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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TTP training of 46 mathematics pedagogic inspectors in Cameroon

The AIMS Next Einstein Initiative, in partnership with Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, supported by the Government of Cameroon, organised the training of 46 national and regional pedagogic inspectors for mathematics in Cameroon from the 17 to 29 October 2016.  This training aimed to strengthen the supervision and pedagogic capacities of pedagogic inspectors to enable them to […]

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Neil Geoffrey Turok, Founder of AIMS and Director of Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics Wins the John Wheatley Award

The American Physical Society has awarded Neil Turok with the John Wheatley Award for “visionary efforts to provide science and math training to young Africans, to help promote technological and socio-economic development on the continent.” The John Wheatley Award named after one of the twentieth century pioneers of superfluids was established in 1991 with the support of Forum […]

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Sky Science Sees University of the Western Cape Beat Big Names in Nature Ranking

The University of the Western Cape (UWC) is top in Physical Science in Africa‚ according to a ranking by science journal Nature. The Nature annual index of peer-reviewed journal research bases its scores on the number of papers in a select group of prestigious high-impact journals‚ taking into account the percentage contribution of the university […]

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"Pregnant women have been identified as a high-risk group and have a higher mortality rate and more severe complications than women who are not pregnant," NEF Fellow @MrsMaswime—wondering if pregnant women can get vaccinated? 👉🏾 https://t.co/Mw8ognZb9y. https://t.co/yfPPf15sAL

#ICYMI, AIMS-Canada Research Chair in Climate Change Science, Dr @BambaClimate, participated in the 9th Conference on #Climate Change and #Dev in Africa. "More funding is needed to address these issues and fill the gaps for the next international assessment reports," he said. https://t.co/SSRgDM2kAc AIMS_Next photo

With the advancement of the internet, data is increasingly becoming one of the essential commodities. Now, companies use consumer data to provide tailored experiences. Through @QL_Africa, we are preparing Africa for the coming quantum revolution 👉🏾 https://t.co/E8i2KFAaNd. https://t.co/jN4f6nDcRf

AIMS wishes you a happy #InternationalDayofPeace. We recognize that peace in Africa is a critical factor determining our success and that of the young #Africans we are training; it shapes the environment in which we teach and learn.
#PeaceDay https://t.co/ygIEZwTwqV
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Africa contributes 2-3% of the global green gas emissions, yet, it is the most at risk continent to climate change impacts regardless of its low contribution. We think that fostering cutting-edge research in #climate change is one of the best solutions. 👉🏾 https://t.co/qT1wgD5Wdv. https://t.co/JjQIOHbRuW

Can #MachineLearning help creditors assess the creditworthiness of borrowers? Find out! Read "A Machine Learning Approach for Micro-Credit Scoring," a paper by our Alumnus, @NdeTitus, via https://t.co/G8eIbsRaqe. https://t.co/SjOwuy09Cr AIMS_Next photo
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#AIMSGrad2019

Congratulations to the AIMS Rwanda 3rd cohort of the taught master’s degree program that graduated on 21st June 2019. […]

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AIMS Rwanda Co-Op Graduation 2019

The 1st AIMS Rwanda Co-Op Masters cohort graduated with 5 boys and 5 girls. […]

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