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news1 AIMS Founder and Chairman Conferred Honourary Doctorate

Turok received the honourary doctorate in science honoris causa at an NMMU convocation ceremony on April 9. “I am amazed and honoured to receive this degree,” Turok said in his address to the convocation. “The opportunity to associate with a university with such a strong spirit was one I couldn’t pass up.” Read More


news1 AIMS Executive Director calls for uncommon approach to STEM education

Thierry Zomahoun made an impassioned plea to shake up the status quo when it comes to educating youth in math and science. He did this as a panelist during a round table discussion about Africa’s emerging centres of excellence, such as AIMS, at the University of Michigan in the United States. “Einstein said that excellence is doing a common thing in uncommon ways,” Zomahoun reminded the audience. “We must broaden the traditional methods we use to teach these subjects and add entrepreneurship skills and applied problem-solving that address Africa and the world’s development needs.” Read More


news1 AIMS Executive Director to argue the merits of STEM education in Africa

Executive Director Thierry Zomahoun will travel to the Great Lakes State, Michigan, on April 1 to attend the University of Michigan’s Third Biennial Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)-Africa Conference titled Effective U.S. Strategies for African STEM Collaborations, Capacity Building and Diaspora Engagement. The conference will last four days, feature more than 60 speakers and panelists and cover the latest on STEM education partnerships and growth, as well as African Diaspora participation at US institutions of higher education. Read More


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Official Launch of AIMS-Ghana
AIMS-Ghana is being launched as part of the AIMS Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI). AIMS-Ghana is set atop a hill in a small fishing village in the Central Region, Biriwa. Read More

Scottish support for AIMS: James Clerk Maxwell AIMS Fund
Professor Neil Turok to officially launch the James Clerk Maxwell AIMS fund at Heriot-Watt University in Scotland on the 14th of November 2012. Read More

Award Ceremony for Science, in Dakar, Senegal
Fifty members of the AIMS-Senegal community including students, tutors and staff, were officially invited by the Minister of Higher Education and Research to attend the President’s Award Ceremony for Science in Dakar, Senegal. Read More

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