Second edition of Next Einstein Forum Africa Science Week begins in 35 countries

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KIGALI, Rwanda, 10 September 2018 – The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung, today announced the beginning of NEF Africa Science Week in 35 African countries throughout the months of September, October and December 2018. NEF Africa Science Week are led by NEF Ambassadors, local science …

Kenya signs MOU to host the Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering 2020 in Nairobi

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Nairobi, Kenya, 1 September 2018 – Today, the Government of Kenya signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) to host the NEF Global Gathering 2020 in Nairobi in March 2020. The NEF is an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with the Robert Bosch Stiftung. “The Third NEF Global Gathering will …

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 …

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 annonce le premier groupe de lauréates en Science du changement climatique

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15 mai 2018, Kigali, Rwanda – Aujourd’hui, l’institut Africain des Sciences Mathématiques– Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) annonce le premier groupe de lauréates en Science du changement climatique : Docteur Nana Klutse du Ghana, Docteur Jessica Nosizwe Paula Thorn, une sud-africaine vivant aux Etats-Unis et Docteur N’Datchoh Evelyne Toure de la Côte d’Ivoire. “Le changement climatique représente l’un des plus grands …

AIMS announces first cohort of Women in Climate Change Science Fellows

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15 May 2018, Kigali, Rwanda – Today, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) announces the first cohort of Women in Climate Change Science Fellows: Dr. Nana Klutse from Ghana, Dr. Jessica Nosizwe Paula Thorn, a South African national living in the United States and Dr. N’Datchoh Evelyne Toure from Ivory Coast. “Climate change represents one …

AIMS Industry Initiative Network & Partnership Event, Kigali ,Rwanda

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Kigali – January 12th, 2018 – Kigali, Rwanda :The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI), in collaboration with the Office of the Canadian High Commission in Kigali, today organized an industry network and partnership event. The event came to fruition through the strong support of the Government of Rwanda, MasterCard Foundation and the International Development Research …

Bank of Kigali Signs Partnership with The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)

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December 13th, 2017 – Kigali, Rwanda: The Bank of Kigali and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) today signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), marking the beginning of a partnership to respond to industry needs with graduates skilled in mathematical sciences. The partnership will focus on opportunities for collaboration and the progressive commitment between AIMS and the Bank …

Inaugural Achievement Ceremony for the AIMS ESMT Industry Immersion Program

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1 DECEMBER 2017, CAPE TOWN – Twenty-five AIMS students from eight African countries received their certificates for completing the AIMS ESMT Industry Immersion Program (IIP). The students who participated in this 20-week residential and fully-funded business and employability skills program were suitably qualified and industry-inclined AIMS Master’s in Mathematical Sciences graduates from across Africa. The backbone of the program was …