Prof. Cedric Villani tips Rwanda on Tech-economics

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Renowned Fields Medalist and mathematician, Professor Cedric Villani has tipped Rwandans to focus on developing a technology-based economy for the country to claim its place in global players. “Rwanda had already begun to position itself as a leading innovation and technology hub in Africa, with private-public partnerships encouraging investments in more opportunities for youth, including girls, to get in involved …

The AIMS network through AIMS South Africa welcomes another Research Chair from outside the continent under the German Research Chair programme at AIMS

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The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences through AIMS South Africa, one of its six existing Centres of Excellence, feels honoured to welcome Dr Bubacarr Bah, the German Research Chair in Mathematics with a Specialistion in Data Science, into its fold. The Research Chair programme at AIMS is one of the strategic initiatives aimed at attracting talented researchers who are able …

AIMS-University of Regina Visit & Partnership Signing

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An AIMS delegation visited the University of Reginaon 19 October 2016 to finalise a new partnership between AIMS and the University. The highlight of the visit was a signing ceremony attended by roughly 50 faculty and students, with formal words of enthusiasm for AIMS, the University of Regina, and the partnership expressed by Thomas Chase (Provost & Vice President Academic, …

AIMS President & CEO visits the Teacher Training Program Centre at ENS Yaounde

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Mr Thierry Zomahoun along with Alice Umulinga and Paterne Nzahumunyurwa were received by Prof. Nicolas Andjiga, the Director of the Higher Teacher’s Training College ENS Yaoundé, which is home to the TTP coordination Centre. Prof. Mama Foupouagnigni, President of AIMS Cameroon, guided them on their tour which took place on 27 October 2016 during the 13-day training session for 46 …

AIMS Ghana welcomes another Research Chair under the German Research Chair program

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Transforming Africa through Research Capacity Building within the Mathematical Sciences AIMS Ghana welcomes another Research Chair under the German Research Chair program Mathematics is a scarce skill in Africa and particularly stochastic analysis and its applications. Africa is ideally placed to develop a critical mass of expertise within these areas of mathematical sciences. AIMS today welcomed Dr Olivier Menoukeu Pamen …

Generate interest in mathematics to develop Africa

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Africa needs to improve ways of teaching mathematics, especially to create more interest in the subject and use it as a tool for addressing developmental challenges facing the continent, say experts. The experts made this known during the he 4th Heidelberg Laureate Forum at Heidelberg, Germany last month (19-23 September). Collins Amburo Agyingi (AIMS Alumnus), a Cameroonian mathematics researcher at …

The AIMS ARETÉ Junior Research Chair program, an initiative of AIMS and the Robert Bosch Stiftung facilitates the return of another talented mathematical scientist to Africa

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AIMS is pleased to host a second young talented African scientist – Dr Yabebal Fantaye- in its Research Centre in South Africa under the AIMS ARETÉ Junior Research Chair program. This program is one of the strategic research initiatives at AIMS in collaboration with the Robert Bosch Stiftung (Germany). Its goal is to build a community of motivated and talented …