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.
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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
Higher AIMS: Expanding our Work in International Development
The adoption of the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals at the turn of the century – followed by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015 – presented a major challenge to statisticians measuring the progress being made towards them. Both sets of goals have, among many other things, highlighted a lack of population data in many
AIMS-Senegal Participates in the 2016 Next Einstein Forum’s Global Gathering
The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Global Gathering, the first global science forum to be in held in Africa, took place from 8-10 March in Dakar, Senegal. The forum brought together over 700 diverse participants from 80 countries, including many scientists, mathematicians, and technologists — nearly half of them women and under the age of 42.
Second AIMS Imaginary Maths and Science Roadshow, Workshop and Exhibition
Introduction This second edition of the AIMS–IMAGINARY Maths and Science Roadshow, Workshop and Exhibition will showcase interactive visual and hands-on tools used to stimulate interest in maths and sciences among diverse groups of people. The event targets primary, secondary, high school and university learners and teachers/lecturers. It will consist of (1) an AIMS–IMAGINARY Maths and Science Roadshow packed with
AIMS-Senegal’s Cooperative Program
As of April 1st, AIMS-Senegal’s Cooperative Students completed their coursework, and began their first work placements in the following week. The AIMS-Senegal’s Cooperative Program (Co-op Program), is the first of its kind in the AIMS Network. The pilot program aims to provide the same rigor as the AIMS TOP Master’s Program, with an additional seven months dedicated