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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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#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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#AlumoftheWeek – Dr Woldegebriel Assefa Woldegerima, AIMS Cameroon’14

We make a stop in Ethiopia this week to speak with Dr Woldegebriel Assefa Woldegerima, AIMS Cameroon Alumnus, 2014. Q: Tell us about yourself and your time at AIMS Assefa: I graduated with a four-year Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics Education from Bahir Dar University in Ethiopia. Then I got sponsored by the Ethiopian Ministry of […]

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#AlumoftheWeek — Dr Nourridine Siewe, AIMS South Africa’12

This week from Cameroon, Dr. Nourridine Siewe takes us on a reflective tour of his time at AIMS South Africa. Q: Tell us about yourself and your time at AIMS Nourridine: I was already what some might call “advanced” before AIMS. I was privileged to have completed a BSc and an MSc in mathematics from […]

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AIMS Rwanda Partners with iSQl

Kigali, March 8th 2021 – The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Rwanda (AIMS Rwanda) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the International Software Quality Institute GmbH (iSQl) to provide a framework for the deliverance of various iSQl certifications, facilitate networking with international IT organisations, as well as joint marketing and public engagement initiatives. […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Kenneth Dadedzi, AIMS South Africa’14

We make a stop this week at AIMS South Africa as we catch up with Dr. Kenneth Dadedzi from Ghana. Q: Tell us about your time at AIMS Kenneth: Prior to AIMS, I earned a BSc in mathematics and statistics at the University of Cape Coast (UCC), Ghana. I was fortunate to serve as a […]

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AlumoftheWeek – Jeannette M. Gahunga, AIMS Cameroon’17

This week, we caught up with AIMS Cameroon alumna and Mastercard Foundation Scholar Jeannette M. Gahunga from Rwanda! Q: Tell us about your time at AIMS     Jeannette: Before joining AIMS, I undertook my undergraduate studies at the College of Science and Technology at the University of Rwanda, where I earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Olatunji Olugoke Johnson – AIMS Tanzania’16

This week, we caught up with AIMS Tanzania alum, Olatunji Olugoke Johnson from Nigeria! Q: Tell us about your journey at AIMS. Johnson: I completed my Bachelor’s degree in Statistics at the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Nigeria, graduating with a First Class and at the top of my class. I first heard about […]

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#AlumoftheWeek – Deborah Dormah Kanubala – AIMS Senegal’19 & AMMI Ghana’20

As the world celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (February 11), we are seizing the moment to profile an up and coming young woman in science who inspires hope for the next generation of leaders in STEM. Meet Deborah Dormah Kanubala, AIMS Senegal (Co-op), AIMS Ghana (AMMI) alumna and Mastercard Foundation […]

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#AlumoftheWeek — Fadekemi Janet Osaye — AIMS Ghana, 2013

When the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) came into existence in 2003, the institute’s vision was hinged on driving Africa’s development by investing in the continent’s youth. Worded “to lead the transformation of Africa through innovative scientific training, technical advances and breakthrough discoveries which benefit the whole of society,” the AIMS vision is relevant […]

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AIMS alumnus wins the 2020 Kaura Award

The Institute of Applied Mathematics (IAM) of the University of British Columbia (UBC) has awarded the 2020 “Dr Deepak Kaura” Award in the Mathematics of Medicine to Sarafa Iyaniwura, a PhD student at UBC and alumnus of AIMS South Africa, in recognition of his work using mathematics to study complex biological systems.  Sarafa is working […]

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AIMS Founder and Chairman conferred honorary doctorate in Science from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU)  (Port Elizabeth, South Africa) conferred an honorary doctoral degree on Neil Turok, acclaimed physicist and founder of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, in recognition of his significant and ground-breaking contributions to theoretical physics and support for mathematical sciences in South Africa. Turok received the honourary doctorate in science honoris causa at an NMMU […]

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