AIMS graduates keen to go out and make a difference

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“The future belongs to those who not only believe but are prepared to walk into an unknown future choosing hope over fear.” These inspiring words were delivered by Prof. Thuli Mandonsela, Chair in Social Justice in the Law Faculty: Stellenbosch University and member of the AIMS International Board of Directors, at AIMS South Africa’s 15th Graduation ceremony held on 19 June …

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 grows its influence in the African banking sector

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As part of AIMS’ push to provide Africa’s private sector the talent and strategic expertise required to improve business systems and profits, AIMS invited the Bank of Africa to its AIMS Industry Initiative Network and Partnership Event (AIINPE) on 12th January 2018. Also in attendance was the Minister of Education of Rwanda, Honorable Dr. Eugene Mutimura, and the High Commissioner …

AIMS signs partnerships with African Risk Capacity to help Africa better respond to natural disasters and climate change

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On 26th March 2018, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and the African Risk signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding to foster innovation across Africa, develop African solutions to African problems, providing opportunities for AIMS students, alumni and researchers to work on projects that help African countries better respond to natural disasters and climate change. “We are happy to …

The AfDB and AIMS to explore partnerships for scaling up investments in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

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The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) signed a Letter of Intent with the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences aimed at finding opportunities for potential partnership between the two institutions. The organizations will specifically explore ways of strengthening education and research in the mathematical sciences across Africa. The African Development Bank and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences said the letter signifies …

AIMS Ghana joins UNESCO’s network of centres of excellence

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On 15 May 2018, Ghana’s Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh signed an agreement with the Director General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay approving the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Ghana as a category II Centre of Excellence, at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris. This comes after the Ghana’s approval to host a UNESCO centre of excellence in …

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 …