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AIMS-ESMT program boosts graduate employment skills

Twenty-five African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) students from eight African countries received their certificates for completing the AIMS ESMT Industry Immersion Program (IIP) on Dec. 1. “Through your internships you prove your value to African industry,” said Nick Barniville, ESMT Berlin Associate Dean of Programs. He added that visiting ESMT faculty had found it […]

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MasterCard Fdn Scholars Program Educating Next-Generation Rwandan Scientists

Dative Tuyisenge has been passionate about sciences, especially mathematics, since her childhood in primary school. But, like many young Rwandans, Tuyisenge, grew up struggling to pay for school fees for her education, which was threatening her dream to become one of acclaimed female scientists both on Rwanda and elsewhere. However, her hope was revived, and […]

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Africa needs to lead on the ‘quantum revolution’ – Sci Dev Net

Thierry Zomahoun is the president and chief executive officer of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), and founder and chairman of the Next Einstein Forum (NEF), which helps foster collaboration among young African scientists. In an effort to raise Africa’s profile in how science and mathematics can address development challenges, Zomahoun is promoting NEF’s scientific programme […]

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Canadian Embassy in Senegal joins AIMS for Industry Event

The Canadian Embassy in Senegal and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) held an industry partnership event on Oct 26. The event was hosted by Her Excellency Lise Filiatrault, Canadian Ambassador in Senegal,  at her Official Residence in Dakar. The showcase came to be with the support of the Government […]

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MasterCard FDN brings education and employment conference to Kigali

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program hosted its annual learning conference on Oct. 17-19, at the Kigali Convention Center. The event, The Future of Work in Africa, brought together more than 100 participants including university presidents, non-governmental organization (NGO) leaders, and program administrators from the Scholars Program network of 28 university and NGO partners. Other participants included […]

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Donor Dr. Brad McRae calls on business leaders to H.O.P.E.

The Canadian chapter of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) celebrated one of its most distinguished benefactors at a recognition luncheon on Sept. 15. Leadership expert, author and Director of the Atlantic Leadership Development Institute, Dr. Brad McRae, donated $50,000 to AIMS in the past year because he believes the organization exemplifies Tipping Point […]

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MasterCard FDN boosts math teacher training in Cameroon

The MasterCard Foundation/AIMS Teacher Training Program (TTP) improves teaching and knowledge of mathematics in secondary schools in Cameroon. The strategy is to train all the Math lecturers at the Higher Teacher Training Colleges (HTTCs) in the nation so that they adopt the specialized TTP curriculum and incorporate the TTP methodology into their instruction. HTTC lecturers […]

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Fields and Perimeter Institutes step up fellowships and new programs at AIMS

L to r: Ian Hambleton (Fields Institute), Prince Osei (AIMS Quantum Leap Africa Project Leader & Perimeter Institute), David Kribs (AIMS), Huaxiong Huang (Fields Institute) TORONTO, July 31, 2017 – The Fields and Perimeter Institutes formed a new deal with the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI). It includes a renewal […]