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 …

AIMS Tanzania Graduation 2017

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AIMS Tanzania held its third graduation ceremony. The 55 students who were graduating, brought the total to 140 students over three years. Those 140 students are from 18 African countries and over a third of them are women. They have all been fully funded thanks to the grants AIMS receives from the Governments of Canada and the UK, and in partnership …

AIMS Rwanda Graduation 2017

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  AIMS Rwanda graduated its first ever cohort of students at a graduation ceremony held at the AIMS center in Kigali, Rwanda on 22ndJune  2017. Forty-four students from 10 African countries, namely; Cameroon, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Sudan, Burundi, Nigeria, Zambia, Kenya and Tanzania received their Master’s of Science in Mathematical Sciences from AIMS Rwanda. 18 students are …

Study of Mathematics on the decline in Africa – Prof Allotey

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Accra, June 12, GNA – Despite the increasing importance of mathematics to economic and societal progress, the study of the subject in Africa is declining, Professor Francis Kofi Ampenyin Allotey, President, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Ghana (AIMS-Ghana) has said. He said several reasons had been attributed to the poor state of affairs in mathematics in Africa such as: “Inadequate …

AIMS South Africa : Data Science Workshop organised by Dr Bubacarr Bah, the German Research Chair of Mathematics

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A Data Science Workshop organised by Dr Bubacarr Bah, the German Research Chair of Mathematics with specialisation in Data Science, in association with the German Federal Ministry of Education and the Humboldt Foundation, was hosted at AIMS South Africa from 22 to 27 May 2017. The workshop introduced participants to some theory and methods, computational tools, and applications of Data …

Mathematics and Science important in Ghana’s economic development – AIMS

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Mr Thierry Zomahoun, President and Chief Executive Officer, African Institute of Mathematics and Sciences (AIMS), has said Mathematics and Science are the missing link in Ghana’s economic development. He said Ghana must, therefore, prioritise the role of Mathematics and Science in its developmental efforts if it was serious about attaining real progress for the betterment of its citizens. Mr Zomahoun, …