“I came on the special recommendation of the former Governor General of Canada, the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean” announced H.E. President Macky Sall. Impressed by AIMS’s unique post-graduate teaching model, President Macky Sall said he came to «see for himself the wonderful work AIMS-Senegal is doing ». Read
Through the Canadian International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the AIMS-NEI secretariat has secured funds for a Joint Research Chair, which in a five-year period can position the AIMS centres in Ghana and South Africa as world-class mathematical science research hubs. Read
LIMBE, Cameroon - 7 October 2013, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, AIMS, opens a new center of excellence in Cameroon. AIMS-Cameroon comes as the fourth institute in a growing pan-African network, which seeks to spur development on the continent through capacity building in the mathematical sciences. Read
There have been many new developments for the AIMS Network, staff, alumni and students. Shortly after our last newsletter, we hosted the first AIMS Global Alumni Reunion, which also marked the 10-year anniversary of AIMS. We were deeply honoured to have many notable guests and speakers at the event including Her Excellency Naledi Pandor, South African Minister of Home Affairs – an exceptional female public figure and longtime supporter of AIMS. Read
The visit by the delegation from Cameroon followed the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding in July 2013 which facilitated the opening of an AIMS centre in Cameroon, and also offered the government officials an opportunity see a fully functioning centre and obtain a better understanding and appreciation of the AIMS Model. Read
AIMS mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela, our hero and statesman.