Call for GMSP Mentors

Are you a woman in STEM who is passionate about mathematics? Can you commit to quarterly mentoring sessions with senior high schoolers in the Girls in Mathematical Sciences Program (GMSP) over a nine-month period? Very often, the transition from senior high school to tertiary education is critical in defining the lifelong career journey of every

“Mathe-Marketing” – Product line Optimization through Data Analytics

Many people are constantly fixated on the abstract nature of mathematics and whether it is evidently applied to everyday life, most importantly its contributions outside academia. A very practical example of the application of mathematics to industry especially in the production of goods and services to consumers is through product line optimization based on data

Celebrating the International Day of Mathematics 2022 and Launch of AIMS Ghana’s 10th Anniversary

Leading the nation to commemorate the widely celebrated International Day of Mathematics (IDM) also known as Pi Day, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Ghana, launched its 10th anniversary celebrations on the 14th of March 2022. The Chief Operations Officer for the Centre, Ms. Adelaide Asante, welcomed all dignitaries from partner institutions, ministries & industry

Let’s talk about Breaking the Bias

This year’s observance of International Women’s Day is special as it is the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, with an aim to prove that the more unequal and underrepresented women are, the greater inequality there is in our societies. In the spirit of reaffirming commitments to gender

Quantum Physics in Motion – Generating Information to Empower Computers for the Next Revolution

The late 19th century saw major controversial notions springing up. Determined to disprove the existence of atoms, the famous Max Planck – German physicist, went into researching and subsequently made a discovery which rather proved the idea, converting him to a committed atomist.   Addressed by a number of names including quantum mechanics and quantum theory,

2nd Colloquium of PhD in Mathematics and its Applications – PMIA 2021

The second edition of the colloquium of PhD in Mathematics and its applications, took place from the 7th to the 9th of December 2021. Professor Olivier Menoukeu Pamen, the German Research Chair at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Ghana, during the opening ceremony, called for closer collaboration between mathematical scientists and policy-makers to solve societal challenges. He said challenges such as

Delegation from The Gambia Pays a Courtesy Call on AIMS Ghana

AIMS Ghana received a delegation from the Meteorological Agency of the Gambia on the 26th of November, 2021. This visit was coordinated by Dr. Nana Ama Browne Klutse, the Resident AIMS-Canada Research Chair in Climate Change Science. Members of the team included Lamin Mai Touray – Director (Department of Water Resources – Republic of Gambia), Mutarr Jammeh – Programme Officer Governance, State Building, Agriculture and Climate Change (Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs), Tijani Bojang – Project Officer/ Operation (GCCA + Climate Resilient

Second Edition of the Climate Science Speaker Series at AIMS Ghana: Advocating for Gender Equality and Inclusion in STEM

AIMS Ghana organized the second edition of the Climate Science Speaker Series as part of efforts to advocate for gender equality and inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for women. The public lecture focused on the need for increasing women’s participation in Climate Science. It also inspired members of the AIMS community and

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