Supercharging the Next Generation of Females in Africa through STEM: Girls in Mathematical Sciences Program (GMSP) Graduates 1st Cohort

The AIMS Ghana Centre has graduated its first cohort of beneficiaries under the Girls in Mathematical Sciences Program (GMSP). The ceremony which took place on 19th November, 2021 at the AIMS Ghana Campus – East Legon Hills, saw all 35 girls from 29 senior high schools across the country receive their certificates of participation and completion. In attendance was the Deputy Minister for Education, Hon. Rev. John Ntim Fordjor, the Management

How Climate-Ready is Africa?

Across the globe, there have been discussions on providing science-education platforms, to build communities that are aware and ready to make climate action a part of their lifestyle. Attention has also been drawn to the effects of Climate Change, the need to focus on climate-resilient activities as well as finding effective solutions to improve the current condition.   Unfortunately, studies have shown that the adverse consequences of climate change are concentrated

Boosting Students’ Potential in Entrepreneurship and Industry

The AIMS Ghana Entrepreneurship Week (E-Week) is celebrated annually and being a week-long program, this year it started on October 11 and ended on October 15 2021. It was an opportunity to introduce this year’s batch of students to basic principles in the workplace as well as entrepreneurial techniques. Activities during the one-week period focused on Career Development, Design Thinking Methodologies an Industrial visit and a Community Fact-finding mission.   During

Want To Know More About Stochastics?

Many times, the outcome of a process is easily predictable. For example, the probability of team A winning over team B can be predicted given data of past encounters and other related statistics. Even though you cannot make an emphatic statement about that event because there is no certainty in life, probability gives complete control

AIMS Ghana Students Participate in Outreach Activities within their Vicinity

Students at AIMS are trained to cultivate the habit of giving back to society through various activities and initiatives. Having extended its hand to many communities over the years, AIMS Ghana gives priority to areas that are in closest proximity to the Centre. The Ghana campus was moved from Biriwa in the Central region of Ghana to Santoe (East Legon Hills) a suburb of

Controlling Crime with its Associated Cost During Festive Periods Using Mathematical Techniques

AIMS Ghana Alumnus – 2020, Edem Fiatsonu was part of a research team including Prof. Georg Bader and Nicholas Kwasi-Do O. Opoku looking into, “Controlling crime with its associated cost during festive periods using mathematical techniques” The focus was to see ways to reduce criminal activity thus boosting security during mass gatherings. This work was published by Elsevier on 17th February 2021.  Edem states, “We seek to control crime, bringing it to its minimal

The Student’s Path to a Wholistic AIMS Experience

Gaining admission to the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), means that you are on a clear path to self-development in different spheres of your life. This all-encompassing experience is the testimony of many, if not all Alumni after passing through AIMS. Though the system presents a rigorous academic structure, because of how limited the timeframe is, the whole process remains invaluable.   At AIMS our values ensure that students can

What to Expect: E-Week 2021

  Since its inception, nine cohorts of AIMS Ghana have moved on to different spaces, post their training at the Centre. Most of these students take further studies in high-rank universities graduating with PhD’s, making academic and research impact both inside and outside the continent. Notwithstanding, some of them also find themselves in several industrial, governmental and non-governmental organizations that require the services of uniquely skilled graduates to fill specific positions.

Leaning towards a more Prosperous World through STEM

The inability to attain national peace and sustainability contributes to the collective challenge of striving to reach global prosperity. War, conflict and climate-related problems have taken a considerable toll on development across individual nations, impeding progress and setting countries back by decades. These, in turn, have caused ripple effects including hunger, poverty, loss of lives and

A Perspective on AIMS’ Role in STEM Literacy and Advancement

According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the COVID-19 situation is causing a disruption in various education systems affecting many: both young and old at an unprecedented rate. Pre-existing inequalities with regards to access to meaningful literacy learning opportunities have also drastically increased affecting about 773 million non-literate people. Due to

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