AIMS NEI Fellowship Program for Women in Climate Change Science: Call for applications

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Climate change represents one of humanity’s greatest challenges of the 21st century. The continued ascent of our species depends to a significant extent on our ability to limit further catastrophic changes to the climate and to adapt to both past and future changes. In many parts of the world, changes in climatic variables – including incessant increases in temperature and declines …

Mastercard Foundation – AIMS Teacher Training Program enhances the skills of graduating Pre-Service teachers

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The TTP has as goal to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics in secondary schools in Cameroon. Part of the strategy is to train all the Mathematics Lecturers at the Higher Teacher Training Colleges (HTTCs) in the nation so that they, in addition to adopting the specialized TTP curriculum, can incorporate the TTP methodology into their teaching practices. The …

AIMS GHANA hosts workshop on Financial Mathematics

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Thirty-three young African scientific researchers are attending a four-day intensive workshop on Stochastic Optimal Control and Application (SOCA) with schools at Biriwa in the Central Region. The workshop is being organised by the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Ghana, under the auspices of the Alexander von Humboldt and the German Ministry of Education and Research. Researchers in disciplines relating …

AIMS South Africa hosts National Science Week from August 7th to August 10th 2017

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National Science Week (NSW), an annual week-long event coordinated by the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement on behalf of the Department of Science and Technology, is now in its 18th year and will run from 5 to 12 August 2017. The African Institute for Mathematical Science (AIMS) South Africa is excited to host one of the events …

Sciences : Neil Turok, l’astrophysicien qui révolutionne la recherche en Afrique

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Dans le Centre de conférences de Kigali, où nous le rencontrons, il est pourtant venu parler d’un autre de ses dadas : l’Institut africain des sciences mathématiques (Aims). Cette université panafricaine d’un nouveau genre, il l’a fondée en 2003, en réponse à un défi lancé quelques années plus tôt par son père, l’homme politique Ben Turok. Ce dernier et sa femme venaient …

Fields and Perimeter Support the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative

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TORONTO, July 31, 2017 – The Fields and Perimeter Institutes are pleased to announce a new partnership with the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI). The new agreement includes renewal of the Fields-Perimeter Africa Postdoctoral Fellowship program for an additional five years, as well as increased opportunities for AIMS-NEI students and researchers to participate in the variety …

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING Between Ecobank Rwanda Limited And AIMS

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On July 18th, 2017, a Memorandum Of Understanding (MoU) was signed between AIMS-NEI and Ecobank to establish an overarching framework for collaboration. This framework will be based on a mutually-agreed upon program and activities in the areas of applied mathematics to foster new tools to be used by the bank to increase productivity within the firm. The institutions will leverage …

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 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 …

Mathematical Sciences Institute Launches Skills Immersion Program for African Graduates

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The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and the European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) announced the launch of the AIMS ESMT Industry Immersion Program (AIMS ESMT IIP) at the AIMS South Africa Centre in Muizenberg, South Africa. Twenty-eight suitably qualified and industry-inclined AIMS Master’s in Mathematical Sciences graduates from across Africa have been given the opportunity to participate …