AIMS alumnus Taboka Chalebgwa wins AIMS-Fields-Perimeter Africa Postdoctoral Fellowship

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  AIMS alumnus Taboka Chalebgwa winsAIMS-Fields-Perimeter Africa Postdoctoral Fellowship   AIMS alumnus Taboka Prince Chalebgwa, from Bostwana, has been named recipient of the highly sought-after AIMS-Fields-Perimeter Africa Postdoctoral Fellowship for the 2019-2020 academic year. Currently, a final year PhD candidate at Stellenbosch University, Taboka’s current research focuses on Nevanlinna Theory and algebraic values of meromorphic functions. He will be hosted …

Bliss as AIMS Rwanda Co-Op Master’s program graduates

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AIMS Rwanda pioneer co-op class graduates The first AIMS Rwanda Co-Op class graduated in an intimate ceremony that honored the ten graduates from six different African countries before family, friends and AIMS staff on the 27th February 2019. The 18-month work integrated learning program gives an opportunity for industry oriented students to do a six-month industry placement in addition to the …

AIMS Women in Science Initiative launches publication to showcase African Women in Climate Science

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Kigali— 11 February 2019 — At an event to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) launched a special publication “New Interventions for a Changing World” to celebrate African women scientists in climate science. The publication will be an annual effort managed by the AIMS Mathematical Sciences for Climate Change Resilience (MS4CR) program which works with …

Women scientists encourage Rwandan girls to continue in STEM related fields

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19 February 2019 – Located 50 kilometres east of Kigali, Last week, Rwamagana District was abuzz with activities to celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Over 400 female students from 50 schools gathered for an event organized by AIMS-Teacher Training Program (AIMS-TTP) Rwanda and Mastercard Foundation Leaders in Teaching program, in partnership with Forum for African …

Waterloo University Centre of Education in Mathematics and Computing visits AIMS Rwanda to discuss partnership to improve mathematics teaching

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From 29th October to 3rd November 2018, a delegation from the University of Waterloo’s Centre of Education in Mathematics and Computing (CMEC) led by Professor J.P. Pretti visited AIMS Rwanda. CMEC is one of Canada’s largest outreach organizations in mathematics and computer science. The center focuses on increasing interest, enjoyment, confidence, and ability in mathematics and computer science among learners …

Canadian Minister of International Development visits AIMS and meets Women in Climate Science Fellows

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16 November 2018 – On Tuesday, the Honorable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie visited AIMS Rwanda with a delegation including Mrs. Leslie Norton, Assistant Deputy Minister, Africa, at Global Affairs Canada. The visit began with a tour of the AIMS Rwanda campus led by AIMS Rwanda Chief Operating Officer, Boris Degan, and discussion about the academic program …

New academic year starts at AIMS Rwanda

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AIMS Rwanda welcomed 48 new students including 16 women from 16 countries. The centre also welcomed five tutors, including two women. “AIMS Rwanda is excited to launch its third academic year. This year, AIMS Rwanda expands the academic program to include the Mathematical Sciences for Climate Science stream. The climate sciences stream will equip students with the skills and knowledge to …

New academic year starts at AIMS Senegal

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With backgrounds in mathematics, engineering, physics, computer science, as well as actuarial science, the AIMS Senegal 2018/2019 cohort comprises of 43 students including 15 women from 17 countries. Eighteen joined the Taught Master’s program and twenty-five students joined the co-op stream. Dr. Youssef Travaly, AIMS Senegal President had some words of encouragement for the students: “Our training will equip you …

New academic year starts at AIMS South Africa

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This year, AIMS South Africa has welcomed 40 students, including 16 women from 17 African countries. “It is always a pleasure to welcome new students to the AIMS family and I hope this will be a wonderful and life changing year for you. At AIMS you will be given many opportunities like meeting exceptional teachers and experts from all over …

New academic year starts at AIMS Ghana

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In late August, AIMS Ghana commenced the academic year with 42 students including 13 women from 16 countries. The students were selected from a competitive number of more than 500 applications received for the programme. Welcoming students to campus, Mrs. Lucy Quist, AIMS Ghana President, challenged the students to aspire to the academic excellence of the late President and mathematical …