AIMS awards research grants to six researchers in Climate Change Science

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12 December 2018, Kigali, Rwanda Today, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) announces the first cohort of the Small Research Grants in Climate Change Science: Dr. Daniel Akinyele of Nigeria, Dr. Lindani Ncube of South Africa, Dr. Ayansina Ayanlade of Nigeria, Dr. Adanna Henri-Ukoha of Nigeria, Dr. Timothy Dube of Zimbabwe and Dr Muhire Innocent of Rwanda. “Climate change …

Waterloo University Centre of Education in Mathematics and Computing visits AIMS Rwanda to discuss partnership to improve mathematics teaching

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From 29th October to 3rd November 2018, a delegation from the University of Waterloo’s Centre of Education in Mathematics and Computing (CMEC) led by Professor J.P. Pretti visited AIMS Rwanda. CMEC is one of Canada’s largest outreach organizations in mathematics and computer science. The center focuses on increasing interest, enjoyment, confidence, and ability in mathematics and computer science among learners …

Canadian Minister of International Development visits AIMS and meets Women in Climate Science Fellows

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16 November 2018 – On Tuesday, the Honorable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie visited AIMS Rwanda with a delegation including Mrs. Leslie Norton, Assistant Deputy Minister, Africa, at Global Affairs Canada. The visit began with a tour of the AIMS Rwanda campus led by AIMS Rwanda Chief Operating Officer, Boris Degan, and discussion about the academic program …

AIMS students will help to shape Africa’s future

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Cape Town, 14 November 2018: AIMS South Africa acknowledged the success of its seventh group of January intake students as well as the second group of students who have successfully completed the AIMS-ESMT Industry Immersion Programme (IIP) at a special Recognition of Achievement Ceremony held at its centre in Muizenberg. Fifteen students (including 13 South Africans) received their AIMS Master’s Recognition …

AIMS celebrates World Science Day with teachers and students

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10 November 2018 – AIMS through its teacher training program in Rwanda celebrated World Science Day for Peace and Development with a breakfast for various stakeholders in the education sector including the officials of Rwanda’s Ministry of Education, teachers, students, parents, AIMS Rwanda alumni, the Rwanda Association of Women in Science and Engineering and members of the private sector and …

New academic year starts at AIMS Rwanda

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AIMS Rwanda welcomed 48 new students including 16 women from 16 countries. The centre also welcomed five tutors, including two women. “AIMS Rwanda is excited to launch its third academic year. This year, AIMS Rwanda expands the academic program to include the Mathematical Sciences for Climate Science stream. The climate sciences stream will equip students with the skills and knowledge to …

New academic year starts at AIMS Senegal

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With backgrounds in mathematics, engineering, physics, computer science, as well as actuarial science, the AIMS Senegal 2018/2019 cohort comprises of 43 students including 15 women from 17 countries. Eighteen joined the Taught Master’s program and twenty-five students joined the co-op stream. Dr. Youssef Travaly, AIMS Senegal President had some words of encouragement for the students: “Our training will equip you …

New academic year starts at AIMS South Africa

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This year, AIMS South Africa has welcomed 40 students, including 16 women from 17 African countries. “It is always a pleasure to welcome new students to the AIMS family and I hope this will be a wonderful and life changing year for you. At AIMS you will be given many opportunities like meeting exceptional teachers and experts from all over …

New academic year starts at AIMS Ghana

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In late August, AIMS Ghana commenced the academic year with 42 students including 13 women from 16 countries. The students were selected from a competitive number of more than 500 applications received for the programme. Welcoming students to campus, Mrs. Lucy Quist, AIMS Ghana President, challenged the students to aspire to the academic excellence of the late President and mathematical …

AIMS Teaching Training Program rolls out Math’s Clinic in Rwanda

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On 13th October 2018, the AIMS Teacher Training Program in Rwanda, in partnership with Mastercard Foundation’s Leaders in Teaching Program, launched its public engagement activity, the Math’s Clinic in Kayumbu, Kamonyi District. The Math’s Clinic forms part of the community outreach and public engagement efforts of the program to bring together various stakeholders to dialogue and facilitate collaboration in the …