AIMS pilots remote work-integrated learning during COVID-19

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8 June 2020 – Over the last few weeks, AIMS Industry Initiative has recently developed and piloted an online Work Integrated Learning (WIL) program as a response to COVID-19, ensuring that students continue to acquire employability skills and internships. During COVID-19, AIMS like businesses across various sectors all over the world, has been disrupted by countrywide lockdowns, travel restrictions and …

AIMS Graduates to take part in Global MARGA Business Simulation Competition

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7 June 2020- Forty-five AIMS graduates are set to take part in the maiden blended AIMS/ESMT Industry Immersion Program to be held online co-currently in three AIMS-Centers; AIMS South Africa, AIMS Ghana and AIMS Rwanda. Participants in this program are currently based at the participating centers and would be supervised by a business tutor while adhering to social distancing measures …

AIMS Alumnus uses science and technology to combat COVID19 in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) was founded in 2003 by Professor Neil Turok, with an aim of training young African scientists to develop expertise in solving Africa’s grand challenges. So far, with over 2000 alumni, 70% of them have remained on the African soil and are working towards solving the existing problems on the continent. Recently, Africa, and …

AIMS Women in Science (AIMSWiS) Initiative launches 2nd publication to showcase African Women in Climate Science.

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The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) launched the second publication on “New Interventions for a Changing World” to celebrate African women scientists in climate science. The publication aims at celebrating African female scientists on the front line of climate change science. The journal profiles twenty women from nine African countries ranging from early career scientists to seasoned professors across the continent. …

AIMS and Rakuten Europe Announce Agreement to Offer Students Cooperative Research Opportunities

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Kigali, 18 May 2020 –The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and Rakuten Europe S.à r.l.  today announced that they have concluded a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on research, foster cultural interchange and promote interaction. This new initiative from AIMS and Rakuten will centre around creating opportunities for students to start a career at Rakuten after graduation, as well …

Creating virtual diseases to cure infections

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Prevention is better than cure — a saying that every school child knows well. But how do we use mathematics to prevent a disease?   The human body has an incredible innate ability to remember pathogens (disease agents) that it has previously encountered, which gives it the ability to fight off infections from the same pathogens in later attacks. Vaccination …

Départ du PDG

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Kigali, Rwanda – 4 Mars 2020   Le Conseil d’Administration International de l’Institut Panafricain des Sciences Mathématiques (AIMS), ainsi que ses initiatives le Next Einstein Forum (NEF) et le Prix Kifra (Kifra Prize) annoncent que M. Thierry Zomahoun, Président-Directeur Général d’AIMS, Président du NEF et du Kifra Prize a quitté son poste le 28 février 2020.   « Nous sommes …

Announcement of CEO Departure

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Kigali, Rwanda – 4 March 2020   The International Governing Board of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) as well as its initiatives the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) and The Kifra Prize announce that Mr. Thierry Zomahoun, President and CEO of AIMS and Chair of NEF and Kifra has left his position effective 28 February 2020. “We are grateful …

Announcing the second cohort of AIMS Women in Climate Change Science Fellows. Meet 3 African women scientists fighting to save humanity.

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Kigali, 28 February 2020 – The African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) today announces its second cohort of the AIMS Women in Climate Change Science Fellowship whose research is contributing to the fight to preserve humanity in the face of climate change. “It gives me great pleasure to announce the second cohort of the AIMS Women in Climate Change Science …

AIMS Trains Next Generation of Climate Scientists.

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Facilitating high quality research which addresses African development challenges is a key pillar of African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) strategy. Climate change is one of the world’s grand challenges and continuous to define issues of our time with Africa being one of the continents at high risk. Shifting weather patterns that threaten food production, to rise in sea levels …