The AIMS network through AIMS South Africa welcomes another Research Chair from outside the continent under the German Research Chair programme at AIMS

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The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences through AIMS South Africa, one of its six existing Centres of Excellence, feels honoured to welcome Dr Bubacarr Bah, the German Research Chair in Mathematics with a Specialistion in Data Science, into its fold. The Research Chair programme at AIMS is one of the strategic initiatives aimed at attracting talented researchers who are able …

AIMS South Africa celebrates the success of its January intake

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AIMS South Africa acknowledged the success of its fifth group of January intake students at a special Recognition of Achievement Ceremony held on 22 November 2016 at its centre in Muizenberg. Eleven students (including nine South Africans) received their certificates and will graduate through the partner universities that they are registered at. The 11 graduates join the AIMS South Africa …

AIMS-University of Regina Visit & Partnership Signing

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An AIMS delegation visited the University of Reginaon 19 October 2016 to finalise a new partnership between AIMS and the University. The highlight of the visit was a signing ceremony attended by roughly 50 faculty and students, with formal words of enthusiasm for AIMS, the University of Regina, and the partnership expressed by Thomas Chase (Provost & Vice President Academic, …

AIMS Ghana welcomes another Research Chair under the German Research Chair program

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Transforming Africa through Research Capacity Building within the Mathematical Sciences AIMS Ghana welcomes another Research Chair under the German Research Chair program Mathematics is a scarce skill in Africa and particularly stochastic analysis and its applications. Africa is ideally placed to develop a critical mass of expertise within these areas of mathematical sciences. AIMS today welcomed Dr Olivier Menoukeu Pamen …

Generate interest in mathematics to develop Africa

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Africa needs to improve ways of teaching mathematics, especially to create more interest in the subject and use it as a tool for addressing developmental challenges facing the continent, say experts. The experts made this known during the he 4th Heidelberg Laureate Forum at Heidelberg, Germany last month (19-23 September). Collins Amburo Agyingi (AIMS Alumnus), a Cameroonian mathematics researcher at …

Neil Geoffrey Turok, Founder of AIMS and Director of Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics Wins the John Wheatley Award

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The American Physical Society has awarded Neil Turok with the John Wheatley Award for “visionary efforts to provide science and math training to young Africans, to help promote technological and socio-economic development on the continent.” The John Wheatley Award named after one of the twentieth century pioneers of superfluids was established in 1991 with the support of Forum on International …

Eni Award Announcement 2017

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The Eni Award is an international competition for the best research projects in the field of energy and sustainability. The Award was set up in 2007 to develop the best use of energy sources, promote science and technology applied to the environment and encourage new generations of researchers. The competition is made up of three sections divided into different topics …