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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 […]

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GlaxoSmithKline Research and Development invests in AIMS Industry Initiative

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences-Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) received a $66,000 investment from GlaxoSmithKline, Research & Development Ltd. (GSK R&D). The funds will be used for research in health care access, medical or scientific education, life sciences and progress in the prevention, treatment and management of disease. “One of the goals of the AIMS is […]

Prof. David Kribs leads successful AIMS delegation to University of Southampton

AIMS International Academic Advisor Prof. David Kribs led an AIMS delegation to the University of Southampton as part of the initiation of a new ForExcellence partnership on May 18. Earlier in March, a Southampton delegation visited AIMS South Africa and participated in a signing ceremony for the partnership. The visit to Southampton provided local faculty, staff, […]