ALLOTEY MATHS CAMP at AIMS Ghana

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With the objective of promoting the study of mathematics from the basic to tertiary levels and demystifying the concept of mathematics as a difficult subject, AIMS Ghana opened the 5th Maths Camp dubbed ‘Allotey Math Camp’ on Monday 6th August 2018. 53 students from 38 Junior and Senior High Schools from 6 Regions in Ghana and 21 volunteers from Africa …

AIMS launches African Master’s in Machine Intelligence

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31 July 2018, Kigali Rwanda – Today, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) announces the launch of a one-year intensive African Master’s in Machine Intelligence (AMMI) in partnership with Facebook and Google. The master’s will begin this September at the AIMS-Rwanda campus in Kigali. “Machine Intelligence (MI) is revolutionizing critical aspects of our lives. It enhances medical diagnosis, improves …

AIMS signs partnerships with African Risk Capacity to help Africa better respond to natural disasters and climate change

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On 26th March 2018, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and the African Risk signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding to foster innovation across Africa, develop African solutions to African problems, providing opportunities for AIMS students, alumni and researchers to work on projects that help African countries better respond to natural disasters and climate change. “We are happy to …

Prof. Neil Turok named an honorary officer of the Order of Canada

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The AIMS community congratulates Professor Neil Turok, AIMS Founder and Chair of the International Board of Directors for being named an Honorary Officer of the Order of Canada on 29 June 2018. The Order of Canada was established in 1967 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. It recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Since its creation, …

AIMS graduates keen to go out and make a difference

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“The future belongs to those who not only believe but are prepared to walk into an unknown future choosing hope over fear.” These inspiring words were delivered by Prof. Thuli Mandonsela, Chair in Social Justice in the Law Faculty: Stellenbosch University and member of the AIMS International Board of Directors, at AIMS South Africa’s 15th Graduation ceremony held on 19 June …

i2i and AIMS-NEI partner to support African data scientists and innovators eager to apply their skills for good in the financial sector

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21 June 2018 – insight2impact (i2i) and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) are pleased to announce a partnership to support the development of African data scientists and innovators who are eager to apply their skills for good in the financial sector. Regarding the partnership, i2i lead Hennie Bester says, “We are thrilled to partner …

AIMS Ghana joins UNESCO’s network of centres of excellence

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On 15 May 2018, Ghana’s Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh signed an agreement with the Director General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay approving the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Ghana as a category II Centre of Excellence, at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris. This comes after the Ghana’s approval to host a UNESCO centre of excellence in …