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#AlumoftheWeek — Seth Kurankyi Asante, AIMS Ghana’13

April 9, 2021

This week, we make a stop at AIMS Ghana to catch up with Theoretical Physicist and AIMS alumnus Seth Kurankyi Asante. Q: Tell us about yourself Seth: I started my undergraduate studies at the University of Ghana in 2007. In my first year, I studied a combination of mathematics, physics, chemistry, and computer science. I

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#AlumoftheWeek — Seth Kurankyi Asante, AIMS Ghana’13

This week, we make a stop at AIMS Ghana to catch up with Theoretical Physicist and AIMS alumnus Seth Kurankyi Asante. Q: Tell us about yourself Seth: I started my…

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AIMS Alumnus Contributes to the fight against Boko Haram; introducing VuVuTi, a driverless vehicle for military surveillance

Prof. Adeyemi Abel Ajibesin, an AIMS South Africa alumnus has led his team at Ajisaq to produce a driverless vehicle to consolidate the efforts of the National Army in Nigeria…

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#AlumoftheWeek – Sehouevi Mawuton David Agoungbome, AIMS Senegal ‘17

Our #AlumoftheWeek emerged as runner-up in a poster presentation at this year’s American Meteorological Society annual meeting #AMS101. Sehouevi Mawuton David Agoungbome is an AIMS Senegal ‘17 alumnus and a…

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#AlumoftheWeek — Dorcas Attuabea Addo, AIMS Ghana’15

Dorcas Attuabea Addo is an AIMS Ghana 2015 alumna who calls her admission into AIMS a miracle. We take a deep dive into her journey to learn more about the…

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#AlumoftheWeek – Dr Woldegebriel Assefa Woldegerima, AIMS Cameroon’14

Assefa: I graduated with a four-year Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics Education from Bahir Dar University in Ethiopia. Then I got sponsored by the Ethiopian Ministry of Education (currently named Ethiopia…

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#AlumoftheWeek — Dr Nourridine Siewe, AIMS South Africa’12

This week from Cameroon, Dr. Nourridine Siewe takes us on a reflective tour of his time at AIMS South Africa. Q: Tell us about yourself and your time at AIMS…

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AIMS Rwanda Partners with iSQl

Kigali, March 8th 2021 – The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Rwanda (AIMS Rwanda) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the International Software Quality Institute GmbH (iSQl) to…

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#AlumoftheWeek – Kenneth Dadedzi, AIMS South Africa’14

We make a stop this week at AIMS South Africa as we catch up with Dr. Kenneth Dadedzi from Ghana. Q: Tell us about your time at AIMS Kenneth:Prior to…

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AlumoftheWeek – Jeannette M. Gahunga, AIMS Cameroon’17

This week, we caught up with AIMS Cameroon alumna, Jeannette M. Gahunga from Rwanda! Q: Tell us about your time at AIMS     Jeannette: Before joining AIMS, I undertook my undergraduate…

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#AlumoftheWeek – Deborah Dormah Kanubala – AIMS Senegal’19 & AMMI Ghana’20

As the world celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science commemorated every February 11th since 2015, we are seizing the moment to profile an up and coming…

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AIMS alumnus wins the 2020 Kaura Award

The Institute of Applied Mathematics (IAM) of the University of British Columbia (UBC) has awarded the 2020 “Dr Deepak Kaura” Award in the Mathematics of Medicine to Sarafa Iyaniwura, a…

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AIMS Alumnus impacts the needy in Reno

Blaize Akanaab Abuntori from Ghana is contributing to the fight against COVID-19. An AIMS Cameroon, Mastercard Foundation Scholar alumnus, Blaize is currently a PhD student at the University of Nevada,…

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Statement from the AIMS CEO on the Celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

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Déclaration de la PDG d’AIMS sur la Célébration de la Journée Internationale des Femmes et des Filles de Science

Thème : Les femmes scientifiques à la pointe de la lutte contre la COVID-19 Aujourd’hui, nous célébrons toutes les femmes de science du monde entier, en particulier celles qui sont à…

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African Institute for Mathematics Sciences (AIMS) partners with the University of Liverpool

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of Liverpool to foster new collaborations towards the development of the next generation…

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eLife Publishes AIMS Researcher’s Paper on HIV Treatment

Kigali, January 25 2021 – The eLife journal has published an article titled “A Mechanistic Model for long-term Immunological outcomes in South African HIV-infected Children and Adults receiving ART”, following…

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Trouver le prochain Einstein, préparer l’Afrique à devenir leader dans la découverte scientifique”.

KIGALI, Rwanda, Le 8 Décembre , 2020,- Trois lauréats du prix Nobel et un lauréat de la Médaille Field s’exprimeront lors de la toute première édition virtuelle du Rassemblement International du Next Einstein Forum (NEF-GG), le…

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Nobel Prize and Field Medal Laureates to Speak at Virtual Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering

KIGALI, Rwanda, December 7, 2020,-  Three Nobel Prize laureates and one Field Medalist will speak at the first-ever virtual Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering (NEF-GG), Africa’s largest scientific gathering set to take…

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NEF Global Gathering 2020 Attractions

KIGALI, Rwanda, December 4, 2020,  Scientists, researchers, delegates and key decision makers from Africa and around the globe will convene for the the first-ever virtual edition of the Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering…

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AIMS and Portia host the 18th Gender Summit

Kigali, November 23 2020 – Today, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), together with Portia Ltd, will host a virtual ceremony to kick off the 18th Gender Summit (GS18)….

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AIMS Announces Lydie Hakizimana as Chief Executive Officer

Kigali, November 04 2020 – The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) has announced the appointment of Ms Lydie Hakizimana as its Chief Executive Officer. The AIMS International Governing Board…

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Media

#NEF2018 Parallel Session: Changing the way we learn: Building Scientific Cultures Early on

This session addressed critical points for the continent to build a pipeline of researchers and innovators. Panelists talked on how to build scientific culture early, looking at global best practices…

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AMMI Pioneers, 2018-2019

The Pioneer group of the AIMS AMMI take turns to express their expectation and future aspirations as the go through the program. Music in the video Song: Inspirational Successful Business…

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Rencontrez la promotion 2019/2020 de AIMS Sénégal!

Cette année, nous avons admis 58 étudiants, dont 31% de femmes, de 15 pays africains. Découvrez les prochains Einstein de l’Afrique !

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AIMS MATH CAMP

The aspirations of these young ones cannot be felt unattended to. It is with this reason that AIMS Rwanda organise the AIMS MATH CAMP to introduce mathematics to them and…

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Elizabeth Dadzie

I’m currently working on pricing & hedging of weather-linked insurance derivatives. My long-term plan is to lead a fight against climate change in #Africa​ & around the world, as well…

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Blaise Tchapnda, AIMS Rwanda Academic Director

Meet Prof. Blaise Tchapnda, the Academic Director for AIMS Rwanda talking about the role of AIMS in increasing the number of young mathematicians and how the use of maths can…

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AIMS RUN

The AIMS Teacher Training Program, (TTP) organized a run for science in Kigali, Rwanda that launched the “Adopt a village for science” campaign aimed at raising funds to support the…

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Meet Maisson Mohammed Matar , AIMS alumna impacting the world through art

The path of my future has changed because of AIMS. Although now I’m not doing my Physics and Mathematics, AIMS has taught us to be leaders. To have an impact…

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My experience at AIMS Rwanda- Kayode Florence, #AIMSGrad2019

Coming to AIMS has opened my eyes to so many opportunities available in sciences. I’m doing my project on quality control of station record. I have been able to understand…

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