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African Symposium on Genome-Wide Association Studies (ASGWAS) 2015

We would like to invite your organization to participate in the African Symposium on Genome-Wide Association Studies for complex disease - ASGWAS 2015 - that showcases state-of-the-art advances in the dynamic fields of medical population genetics, Bioinformatics of diseases mapping and drug discovery, and personalized medicine. Read

Eight South African students graduate from AIMS South Africa

AIMS South Africa has acknowledged the success of its third group of South African students at a special Recognition of Achievement Ceremony which was held today, 27 November 2014. Read

The Next Einstein Forum launches search for 15 of Africa’s top young scientists

Cape Town, South Africa – 31 October 2014 The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) initiative in partnership with the Robert Bosch Stiftung, announces the opening of the NEF Fellows Programme which will identify 15 of Africa’s top young scientists, honouring their achievement and contributions to Africa and the world’s development at the premier NEF Global Gathering in October 2015 in Dakar, Senegal. Read

Canadian connection to quest for African Einstein delivering a deluge of beautiful minds with Ottawa’s support

Ottawa, Ontario (October 1) – The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, or AIMS, arrived on Parliament Hill this week with a stunning update on its Next Einstein Initiative. Though the next prodigy still eludes, with Canada’s help AIMS has produced an impressive array of more than 731 graduates from 41 African nations with more than 30 per cent of these scholars being women. AIMS Chairman and Founder Prof. Neil Turok and President and Chief Executive Officer Thierry Zomahoun celebrated with a special update for parliamentarians and diplomats at an event on Parliament Hill. “We are proud of what we’ve accomplished,” says Zomahoun. “Next year we expect to graduate our 1000th scholar and with continued Canadian support we are proving that together we can make a difference creating a new generation of scientists in Africa.” Read

ESMT bringing African students to study in Germany

ESMT European School of Management and Technology is partnering with the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) to enable highly qualified African graduates to study for the Master’s in Management degree starting on September 9, 2014 at ESMT in Berlin, Germany. Supported by ESMT as a Kofi Annan Fellow, the young Kenyan Nelly Kasei Ogonda will join the new 22-month degree program designed for individuals with an analytical background in the sciences who are looking to transition into management. Read

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