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#AlumoftheWeek – Dr Angela Tabiri, AIMS Ghana’14

2021-06-18

In this week’s edition of our #AlumoftheWeek series, we dive into the post-AIMS journey of alumna extraordinaire Angela Tabiri. Founder of Femafricmaths, an NGO which promotes female African mathematicians, Dr. Angela Tabiri graduated from AIMS Ghana in 2014. Q: Tell us about your academic life before AIMS.Angela: My undergraduate degree was in mathematics and economics. […]

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AIMS and Rakuten Europe Announce Agreement to Offer Students Cooperative Research Opportunities

Kigali, 18 May 2020 –The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and Rakuten Europe S.à r.l.  today announced that they have concluded a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on research, foster cultural interchange and promote interaction. This new initiative from AIMS and Rakuten will centre around creating opportunities for students to start a career at […]

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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 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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AIMS Empowers Top Executives in Rwanda to Leverage the Power of Big Data

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences’ Industry Initiative in partnership with International Development Research Centre  (IDRC) held a three day workshop titled: “Leveraging the Power of Big Data (LPBD) Executive Education,” aimed at empowering high-level business executives to learn how to leverage big data to create value for their enterprises. Following the successful launch of […]

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AIMS Rwanda hosts The Future of Science conference

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Rwanda Centre hosted the first ever “The Future of Science,” conference on 7-9 July 2019 at the AIMS campus in Kigali, Rwanda. The conference brought together top researchers from around the world to interact with postgraduate students and young researchers from across Africa in a very informal and […]

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Bubacarr Bah Has Been Awarded the Prestigious German Chair in Mathematics

Bubacarr Bah, a postdoctoral researcher in mathematics at the University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded the prestigious German Chair in Mathematics, valued at $700 000, which is awarded by the Humboldt Foundation to researchers wishing to work at the renowned African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – South Africa. Bah, who’s research is at the intersection of […]

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Consultant Science Writer – Terms of Reference

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS, nexteinstein.org) is a pan-African network of centres of excellence for postgraduate training, research and outreach in mathematical sciences. Its mission is to enable Africa’s brightest students to flourish as independent thinkers, problem solvers and innovators capable of propelling Africa’s future scientific, educational and economic self-sufficiency. The first AIMS […]

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The AIMS ARETÉ Junior Research Chair Programme Facilitates the Return of Another Talented Mathematical Scientist to Africa

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (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). […]

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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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Call for Applications: World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program

The Africa Region of the World Bank Group (WBG) is relaunching its fellowship program for Ph.D. students who are Sub-Saharan nationals. The program will increase the diverse workforce that is a priority for the Bank and its clients. Started in 2013 by World Bank Africa Vice President Makhtar Diop, the World Bank Group Africa Fellowship […]

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Call for Applications: African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award Edition 2016

Deadline for applications: 31 August 2016. The African Union (AU) Commission launched the prestigious African Union Scientific Award Programme on 9 September 2008 with the support of its Development Partners particularly the European Commission. Under this programme prizes are awarded to top African scientists in each of the following two sectors: Life and Earth Science; […]

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Mbouye Khady Diagne, Ancienne Etudiante de AIMS Senegal Remporte le Prix National de “Ma Thése en 180 Secondes”

C’est fait, on connaît désormais celle qui représentera le Sénégal à la finale internationale de « Ma Thèse en 180 secondes (MT180) » et il s’agit de Mlle Mbouye Khady Diagne de l’école doctorale Mathématique et Informatique de la Faculté des Sciences et Techniques (FST) de l’Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (UCAD). Ce mercredi dans les […]

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Tanzanians Among Over 1 000 Mathematical Sciences Graduates

OVER 1 000 students, including Tanzanians, have graduated with Masters of Mathematical Sciences at the five centres of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences-Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) in the continent. In Tanzania, the AIMS-Next Einstein Initiative’s Chief Academic and Research Officer, Prof Barry Green conferred 47 students from 13 African countries with the degrees over […]

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Professor Allotey Calls for Adequate Finance of Science

Professor Francis Kofi Ampenyin Allotey, a renowned Ghanaian Mathematical Physicist has reiterated the call on African Governments to put in place deliberate policies to adequately finance mathematics, Science and Technology education. This, he said, is the best means to solve the many problems that confront societies in Africa and the fastest route to technological and […]

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Delegation from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Visiting AIMS – South Africa

A delegation from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and a representative from the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research, the German Embassy and DAAD are visiting AIMS South Africa from 13 to 17 June 2016. The selection committee from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation will be selecting the candidate for the German Research Chair […]

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#UofTGrad16: A love-in for Mathematics

Fresh off receiving his honorary doctorate from U of T, Manjul Bhargava was the guest of honour at a special panel discussing It’s All About Math! In a room filled with people who love math, he received a rock star welcome as he extolled the importance of fostering in children an appreciation of the creativity […]

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South Africa’s National Research Foundation Joins the Next Einstein Forum as a Member

Delhi, India, 25 May 2016 The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), Africa’s global forum for science, is pleased to announce that South Africa’s National Research Foundation (NRF) has joined the Next Einstein Forum as member. The NRF, with the generous support of South Africa’s Department of Science and Technology, joins the NEF’s scientific community of practice, […]

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