AIMS Industry Initiative receives GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Research & Development Limited boost.

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AIMS NEI is pleased to announce it has received a $66 000 contribution from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Research & Development Limited. The funds will be used to further advance research in access to health care, medical or scientific education medicine or the life sciences and progress in the prevention, treatment and management of disease. The collaboration between AIMS NEI and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), …

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 from …

AIMS Cameroon Graduation 2017

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  AIMS Cameroon graduated their 4th cohort of students on June 23rd, 2017. 46 students (16 females and 30 males) from 13 African countries, namely Cameroon, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Madagascar, the Central African Republic, Benin, the Republic of Congo, Sudan, Zimbabwe and Malawi, graduated with a Master’s degree in Mathematical sciences after undergoing a 1-year intensive program. The …

AIMS Senegal Graduation 2017

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On June 22nd 2017, AIMS Senegal, under the patronage of the Minister of Higher Education and Research,  hosted the graduation of its 6th cohort of distinguished scholars at the campus located at the IRD premises in Mbour.A total of 36 Students from 14 African countries, namely Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Republic of Congo, The Democratic Republic of Congo, Madagascar, …

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 …

AIMS South Africa Graduation 2017

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“Coming to AIMS has changed our lives for good. Before AIMS, life for some of us was all about competition. AIMS taught us that the beauty of life is collaboration. Together, we stand to win, not just the battle but the war against indiscipline, corruption, poverty and underdevelopment in Africa.” These were the words of Ms Chinyene Jane Ani, one …

Malawi to host first-ever Africa Science Week by Next Einstein Forum:Sibande to lead event

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The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (Aims) in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung, has announced the launch of NEF Africa Science Week in Lilongwe from 26 to 30 June. Malawi’s Rachel Sibande, NEF Ambassador, who is also founder of the country’s first technology hub and incubator space, mHub, together with local academic, …

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 …

PROF. FRANCIS K. A. ALLOTEY AWARDED AS A FELLOW OF THE NIGERIAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY

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Prof. Francis K. A. Allotey, President of AIMS Ghana has been awarded as a ‘Fellow of the Nigerian Mathematical Society’.A seven member Delegation, led by the President of Nigeria Mathematical Society, Prof. N. I. Akinwande, travelled from Nigeria to Ghana to present the award to Prof. Allotey at the ‘Genome-Wide Association for Complex Diseases (GWAS) Workshop at Noguchi, Accra.The award …