Next Einstein Initiative to expand to Tanzania

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (August 4) – The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) have signed an agreement with the government of Tanzania to open the latest AIMS centre of excellence for postgraduate training, research and outreach at a ceremony at the Ministry offices in the capital. Prof. Sifuni Mchome, Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of …

AIMS ARETÉ Junior Chairs programme launched in collaboration with the AIMS – Next Einstein Initiative and the Robert Bosch Stiftung

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One of Africa’s brightest young minds, the mathematician and computer scientist Dr. Antoine Tambue, has returned to Africa to continue his research career in a field of relevance to Africa’s development. His return is being facilitated through the AIMS ARETÉ Junior Chairs programme, which provides high-profile and pioneering academic positions to young African scientists. The programme, a collaboration between the African Institute …

AIMS Founder and Chairman conferred honourary doctorate in Science from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

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Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU)  (Port Elizabeth, South Africa) conferred an honorary doctoral degree on Neil Turok, acclaimed physicist and founder of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, in recognition of his significant and ground-breaking contributions to theoretical physics and support for mathematical sciences in South Africa. Turok received the honourary doctorate in science honoris causa at an NMMU convocation ceremony on April 9. “I …