Promotion of women in science – 10 new partnerships!

This year, AIMS Senegal continued its efforts to develop new partnerships through our pillar of gender equality, inclusion and diversity, with the aim of promoting women in science. With the objective of encouraging young girls to take an interest in science, through public engagement activities, as well as the projection of scientific models, 10 partnerships have

First edition of “Business Day” a success!

AIMS Senegal organized the first edition of “Business Day”, an initiative aimed at soliciting private sector engagement. Organized on February 20 at the Terrou-Bi Hotel, Dakar, the meeting took place around the theme “Cooperative education for a better workforce”, and focused on the role of the private sector in the development of local economies. The event was

AIMS Senegal celebrates International Women’s Day with Lycée Kennedy

On International Women’s Day (March 8), AIMS Senegal Executive Director Amadou Cissé encouraged students at Lycée John Fitzgerald Kennedy, a high school for girls, to pursue their dreams and become future leaders who will play a key role in promoting gender equality. The celebration included a women’s panel with representatives of JEADER, FADEV, JGEN and Blackspoon,

The Chair hosts two research schools

Last February, Professor Moustapha Fall, through the Research Center, organized two workshops: a winter school under the theme “Applied non-linear Dynamics and Scientific Writing” from February 4 to 8, followed by a school of spring on “Local & Nonlocal Elliptic & Geometric problems” from February 18th to 22nd. Organized in partnership with the Leibniz Center for

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

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

Fall School on PDEs and Probability

The Fall School is jointly organized by AIMS Senegal and the Goethe-University Frankfurt, and it is funded by the DAADGermany within the project “Joint Steps in Geometric Variational Problems and Related Functional Inequalities”. In addition to participants from AIMS Senegal, up to 20 junior scientists are invited participate. The scientific program and meals will take place

Save The Date: Graduation 2016

Save the Date: Graduation 2016 As the 2015-16 academic year winds down, AIMS-Senegal is happy to begin preparations for Graduation 2016. Over the next two months, Master’s students will be completing their Research Dissertations. While Co-operative students will enter their first work placements. This class is one of the bigger classes since AIMS-Senegal’s inception in 2011.

RSS ‘Statistics in Africa’ Fundraising Campaign Hits Halfway Mark

The RSS has launched a new fundraising campaign to help send RSS fellows over to centres of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) network in Africa to teach MSc courses in statistics. Despite launching only last week to RSS members, the campaign has (at the time of writing) already surpassed the halfway mark towards its £3,500 target, thanks to the generosity of