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 …

African Development Bank commits to support AIMS’ drive to train Africa’s mathematical scientists & innovators

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Earlier this week, the African Development Bank (AfDB), led by President Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), led by Patron of the High-Level Advisory Council and former President of Nigiera, Olesegun Obasanjo, initiated a groundbreaking relationship to build an industry-led research institution. The meeting was held at AfDB headquarters in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. AfDB and …

Cameroonian Minister of Secondary Education surprises in service teachers during training

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On January 23rd 2018, the Minister of Secondary Education, Mr. Ernest Bibehe surprised the second batch of AIMS Cameroon Teacher Training Program (TTP) trainees from the Anglophone sub-educational system. The second batch consists of 39 men and 11 women. He witnessed their training in how to increase interest in mathematics in their secondary school students. The AIMS TTP program goal …

AIMS Senegal participation in the Women’s Mathematics Workshop, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire 

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Five AIMS Senegal students were selected to participate in the Association des Jeunes Femmes et Mathématiques (AJFM) organized the 2nd edition of its Women’s Mathematics Workshop in Abidjan at the Université Houphouët Boigny with the support of the Mathematics Department. The workshop was a pan-African platform allowing young mathematicians to meet with role models, women breaking ground in the fields of academia, engineering, medicine and …

AIMS signs partnership with Rwanda Revenue Authority to optimize Rwanda’s customs and tax administration system

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On November 30th 2017, AIMS signed an important five year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) that would see collaboration on internship, employment opportunities, and academic research applied to optimize Rwanda’s customs and tax administration. Particularly, AIMS would support RRA with specific skills in tax modelling, operational research, financial mathematics, climate and environmental science, big data, computer …

AIMS GHANA hosted a workshop on : Introduction to Genomics Big Data Sciences (GBDS)’

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AIMS Ghana organised ‘Introduction to Genomics Big Data Sciences (GBDS)’ workshop at its campus in Biriwa, Central Region, from 10 – 14 July 2017. The GBDS workshop was under the leadership of Dr. Gaston K. Mazandu, Research Chair at AIMS Ghana & AIMS South Africa. Thirty-four participants made up of Nine females and Twenty-five males from Eight African Countries participated …

AIMS Ghana Graduation 2017

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The 2016/2017 academic year at AIMS Ghana began in August 2016 with a total number of 47 students from 19 African Countries, 18 females and 29 males, including 20 Ghanaians. All the students performed extraordinarily well and were awarded with a Master of Science degree in Mathematical Sciences. Seven of the students were exceptional in their work and they were …