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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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Improving rural smallholder farmers’ harvest through bespoke digital financial products

Most rural households in Zambia depend on small-scale agriculture for sustenance. The households use simple cultivation technology to produce staple foods (e.g., maize and tubers) within a farming system delineated by low productivity and low income. The low productivity and income result from poor use of farm inputs and weak capacity to manage farming risks […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Muthe Mathias, AIMS Tanzania’16

This week’s edition of #AlumOfTheWeek is all about Muthe Mathias, AIMS Tanzania’16 alumnus, and PhD Researcher at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS)! Q: Tell us about your journey before AIMS. Muthe: At the primary level, I had some talented friends who excelled in arithmetic far more than I did. Like other younger maths aspiring […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Sahadatu Larabu, AIMS SA’20

From the AIMS South Africa’20 cohort, we catch up with Sahadatu Larabu, also an AIMS-ESMT IIP’20 Fellow and a Mastercard Foundation scholar, as she takes us on a journey into her experiences at AIMS and life thereafter. She is currently a Data Scientist and a Finance Intern at the Mastercard Foundation. Q: Tell us about […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Salomon KABONGO KABENAMUALU, AIMS SA’19 & AIMS AMMI’20

We head off to Central Africa from the west coast to catch up with AIMS South Africa’19, AIMS AMMI’20 alumnus, and a Mastercard Foundation scholar Salomon Kabongo Kabenamualu. Currently a PhD Student at the Leibniz University of Hannover in Germany, he shares his scientific journey on this week’s edition of #AlumoftheWeek! Q: Kindly walk us […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Andry Naivo Ramanambelo ANDRIAMANANJARA, AIMS Rwanda’18

Making a stop in “the Red Island” nation – Madagascar, we take a look into Andry Naivo Ramanambelo’s journey from the University of Antananarivo to AIMS and life thereafter on this week’s edition of #AlumoftheWeek. Q: Kindly walk us through your academic journey before coming to AIMS. Andry: I read mathematics at the University of […]

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The AIMS Ghana Leavers’ Week Hackathon

The AIMS Ghana Leavers’ Week Hackathon was designed to equip students with the necessary skills to tackle real-life problems. The hackathon was explicitly limited to the design thinking strategies that aid practical analysis and idea sourcing for solutions to challenges. It was also a moment to create a space for alumni to interact with soon […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Edward Korveh, AIMS Ghana’14

On this week’s edition of AlumoftheWeek, we catch up with AIMS Ghana’14 alumnus Edward Korveh, PhD student at the University of Ghana. Q: Kindly walk us through your academic journey before coming to AIMS. Edward: I gained admission to study for a BSc in Mathematics at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) […]

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La PDG d’AIMS reçoit le prix de la Femme Francophone

Deux femmes ont reçu le prix de la Femme Francophone de l’année de l’Association Internationale des Maires Francophones (AIMF) le 21 juillet 2021. L’une d’entre elles est la Rwandaise Lydie Hakizimana, PDG d’AIMS. Décerné par Anne Hidalgo, Maire de Paris et Présidente de l’AIMF lors du 41ème Congrès des Maires Francophones qui s’est déroulé à […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Daniel Amankwah, AIMS Senegal’14

In this week’s edition of #AlumoftheWeek, Daniel Amankwah, a PhD student at the University of Iceland and AIMS Senegal 2014 alumnus, walks us through his post-AIMS journey.  Q: Tell us about your academic journey before AIMS. Daniel: I earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics at the University of Ghana (UG), subsequently serving as a teaching […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Mor Absa Loum, AIMS Senegal’13

On this week’s #AlumoftheWeek, we are featuring Mor Absa Loum of the 2013 cohort of AIMS Senegal who is a Lecturer and a Researcher at the Iba Der Thiam University in Thiès. Q: Tell us a little about yourself before coming to AIMS. Loum: Before AIMS, I had obtained a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree […]

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#AlumoftheWeek -Prince Romeo Mensah, AIMS Ghana’ 13

And our #AlumoftheWeek is Prince Romeo Mensah! An AIMS Ghana’ 2013 alumnus, Romeo is currently a Research Associate and Postdoc Fellow at Imperial College, London. Q: Tell us a little about yourself. Romeo: Before AIMS, I spent six years at the University of Ghana. I majored in mathematics for four years, graduating as the best […]

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#AlumoftheWeek - Rehema Kwamboka Ouko, AIMS Cameroon’20

And our #AlumOfTheWeek is Rehema Kwamboka Ouko, AIMS Cameroon alumna, who is currently pursuing further studies in Biostatistics at Hasselt University, Belgium. We caught up with her for the gist of her scientific journey. Q: Tell us a little about yourself before coming to AIMS. Rehema: My passion for understanding how data and numbers, in […]

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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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Commonwealth Science Conference 2017

Applications closing date: 7 June 2016 This scheme is for scientists to attend the Royal Society Commonwealth Science Conference in Singapore in June 2017. Following the success of the 2014 Commonwealth Science Conference, the Royal Society and National Research Foundation, Singapore, are working together to organise the next Commonwealth Science Conference in Singapore on 13-16 […]

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IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowships – Call for Nominations from Developing Countries

The International Mathematical Union (IMU), with the assistance of FIMU and TWAS is launching a fellowship program to support postgraduate studies, in a developing country, leading to a PhD degree in the mathematical sciences. The IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowships offer a limited number of grants for excellent students from developing countries. Professional mathematicians are invited to […]

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Call for Abstracts: SASA 2016 – 4th International Scientific Conference

The Society for the Advancement of Science in Africa (SASA) invites faculty, researchers, Practitioners, Policy Stake Holders and Students from all science research and education disciplines to submit abstracts and proposals for plenary and concurrent scientific sessions at the 4th Annual SASA International Conference under the theme: Advancing Africa’s Sustainable Development Through Science, Technology and […]

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Call for Applications: CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program

Opportunity deadline: 2 May 2016 The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) invites outstanding early-career researchers to join one of nine research programs which address some of the most complex challenges facing the world today. The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding and support to help successful applicants build their research network and develop essential skills at […]

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Call for Abstracts: SASA 2016 – 4th International Scientific Conference

The Society for the Advancement of Science in Africa (SASA) invites faculty, researchers, Practitioners, Policy Stake Holders and Students from all science research and education disciplines to submit abstracts and proposals for plenary and concurrent scientific sessions at the 4th Annual SASA International Conference under the theme: Advancing Africa’s Sustainable Development Through Science, Technology and […]

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Call for Applications: CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program

Opportunity deadline: 2 May 2016 The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) invites outstanding early-career researchers to join one of nine research programs which address some of the most complex challenges facing the world today. The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding and support to help successful applicants build their research network and develop essential skills at […]

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Call for Submissions: JRC Capacity Building Workshop

Opportunity closing date: 29 April 2016 The International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) is a collaborative platform for policy exchange, capacity building and research across diverse global science advisory organisations and national systems. The network aims to enhance the global science-policy interface to improve the potential for evidence-informed policy formation at both national and […]

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Research and Innovation, Acceleration in Senegal: AIMS-Senegal and Nadji.Bi Signed a Partnership Convention!

The pan-African Start-Up Nadji.Bi Group, one the major african-based leaders in the Off-Grid Solar solutions industry, and AIMS-Senegal (African Institute for Mathematical Sciences), a pan-African institute for post-graduate training and research in mathematical sciences, and part of the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative, just signed a partnership convention. These two Senegalese and […]

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AIMS – Rwanda Graduation 2018 – Hon. Minister Dr. Eugene Mutimura

Remarks from Rwanda’s Minister of Education Dr. Eugene Mutimura’s on behalf of the Government Rwanda to AIMS Rwanda 2018 graduates, recognising AIMS strategic partnership as one of the key strategies to help capacity building in science and technology in support of Rwanda’s social and economic growth. […]

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AIMS – Rwanda Graduation 2018 – Prof. Manasse Mbonye

A message from AIMS Rwanda graduation keynote speaker, Prof. Manasse Mbonye, Executive Secretary, National Council for Science and Technology – Rwanda. […]

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AIMS – Rwanda Graduation 2018 – Ms. Mwasi Mboya Paza

“We joined 35 strangers but we’ve left 35 family members. We don’t know what the future looks like but we’ve got to find what we love & in this, we find purpose”, remarks from student representative, Mwasi Mboya Paza. […]

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#NEF2018 Opening Ceremony Kigali, 26 March 2018

With his inspiring and motivational opening remarks, Prof. Neil Turok (AIMS Founder), set the tone for the NEF Global Gathering 2018 opening ceremony. He encouraged African countries and African Scientists to cooperate in order to lead the next Scientific revolution by making consistent, progressive, innovative and sustainable advancements in Sciences. […]

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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. Find out more here https://nexteinstein.org/blog/201… […]

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AIMS Senegal 2017 2018 Cohort

AIMS Senegal welcomes the class of 2018. […]

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