Expanding our Work in International Development

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...
RSS 'Statistics in Africa' Fundraising Campaign Hits Halfway Mark

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...
AIMS Founder and Chairman conferred Honourary Doctorate

AIMS Founder and Chairman conferred Honourary Doctorate

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) (Port Elizabeth, South Africa) conferred an honorary doctoral degree on Neil Turok, acclaimed physicist and founder of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, in recognition of his significant and ground-breaking...