September 24, 2019

Graves or people

While much recent discussion about the sustainability of death has focused on how ‘green’ methods like cremation are or can be, the fact remains that a significant portion of the land used by cemeteries remains a controversial topic in the scope of urban sprawl and liveability. NEF Fellow Zaheer Allam at Curtin University, Australia, examined […]

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September 24, 2019

Third edition of Next Einstein Forum Africa Science Week begins in 39 countries

KIGALI, Rwanda, 23 September 2019 – The third edition of the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Africa Science Week in 39 countries from October to December 2019 starts today in Cabo Verde. The NEF Africa Science Week is a weeklong event organized to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). It is led by NEF Ambassadors […]

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August 5, 2019

Le Next Einstein Forum annonce une nouvelle cohorte de 25 lauréats; les jeunes scientifiques les plus talentueux d’Afrique

KIGALI, Rwanda, le 5 août 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Le Next Einstein Forum (NEF) a présenté aujourd’hui sa troisième promotion de lauréats; 25 scientifiques d’envergure, tous âgés de moins de 42 ans, et dont les recherches et les innovations contribuent à relever les défis les plus urgents pour l’Afrique et le monde.  « Je suis ravi […]

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August 5, 2019

Next Einstein Forum announces new cohort of 25 Fellows, Africa’s top young scientists

Kigali, Rwanda, 5 August 2019 – The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) today announced its third Class of NEF Fellows Class, 25 strong scientists, all under 42 years, whose research and innovations are contributing to solve Africa’s and the world’s most pressing challenges.   “I am excited to announce the 3rd class of NEF Fellows for two […]

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June 18, 2019

CALL FOR A CURATOR FOR THE NEXT EINSTEIN FORUM ARTS AND SCIENCE FESTIVAL (ASF) FOR THE GLOBAL GATHERING 2020

The Arts and Science Festival seeks to increase scientific and artistic awareness among the participants of the Global Gatherings; to promote widespread access to new knowledge and scientific experiences; to support and improve formal and informal science education; to encourage young people to study arts, science and technology subjects further and to consider careers in […]

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June 12, 2019

NEF Digital Economy Poll: Over half of all respondents believe infrastructure is the greatest need

In the days following the publication of Moving from goodwill to action: A call for a Coordinated Vision for Africa’s digital economy by the Next Einstein Forum, we conducted a poll on Twitter, inviting our online audience to tell us what the greatest challenges facing digital economy in Africa are. We listed four solutions: better […]

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May 23, 2019

Will Africa Take Full Advantage of its Biodiversity?

On the UN International Day for Biodiversity 2019, NEF caught up with Dr. Jessica Thorn, an AIMS Climate Change Science Fellow, on her viewpoint as a scientist especially the opportunities & challenges in the conservation of Africa’s and the world’s biodiversity today. This year’s theme is “Our Biodiversity, Our Food and Our Health. This day is […]

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April 29, 2019

Second edition of Next Einstein Forum Africa Science Week begins in 35 countries

KIGALI, Rwanda, 10 September 2018 – The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung, today announced the beginning of NEF Africa Science Week in 35 African countries throughout the months of September, October and December 2018. NEF Africa Science Week are led […]

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December 20, 2018

The Next Einstein Forum publishes first issue multidisciplinary journal Scientific African and accompanying Scientific African Magazine

Kigali, Rwanda – 20 December 2018 The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) – Africa’s global forum for science in Africa – is pleased to announce the launch of the first issue of Scientific African, and its sister publication Scientific African Magazine. Published quarterly, Scientific African is a peer-reviewed, open access, inter- and multidisciplinary scientific journal that is dedicated to […]

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September 10, 2018

Second edition of Next Einstein Forum Africa Science Week begins in 35 countries

KIGALI, Rwanda, 10 September 2018 – The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung, today announced the beginning of NEF Africa Science Week in 35 African countries throughout the months of September, October and December 2018. NEF Africa Science Week are led […]

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