January 22, 2018

Next Einstein Forum launches survey to measure gender gap in STEM Education and Research in Africa

Kigali, 23 January 2018 – The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an initiative of the Africa Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung, today announces the launch of an important survey that hopes to measure the existing gender gap in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) education and research in Africa. The survey […]

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January 18, 2018

Promoting African Science Through the Next Einstein Forum – #NEF2016

I am delighted to be named among the first cohort of Next Einstein Forum Science Ambassadors. According to NEF.org, “the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) is a platform that brings together leading thinkers in science, policy, industry and civil society in Africa to leverage science to solve global challenges.” Believing that the next Einstein will be African, NEF […]

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January 10, 2018

Next Einstein Forum launches applications for its innovation competition Ci2i

Kigali, Rwanda -10 January 2018 – The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) today launches the hunt for Africa’s brightest innovators to compete in its NEF Challenge of Invention to Innovation (Ci2i). Young African scientists and innovators under 42 years of age are invited to present their research driven innovations in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) […]

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January 10, 2018

Le Next Einstein Forum lance les inscriptions pour son concours d’innovation Ci2i

Kigali, Rwanda – le 10 janvier 2018 – Le Next Einstein Forum (NEF) lance aujourd’hui son processus de sélection des innovateurs africains. Les plus brillants participeront au Challenge NEF de « l’Invention à l’Innovation (Ci2i) ». Les jeunes scientifiques et innovateurs africains de moins de 42 ans sont invités à présenter leurs innovations axées sur la recherche […]

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January 10, 2018

Next Einstein Forum launches applications for its innovation competition Ci2i

Kigali, Rwanda -10 January 2018 – The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) today launches the hunt for Africa’s brightest innovators to compete in its NEF Challenge of Invention to Innovation (Ci2i). Young African scientists and innovators under 42 years of age are invited to present their research driven innovations in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) […]

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January 10, 2018

Le Next Einstein Forum lance les inscriptions pour son concours d’innovation Ci2i

Kigali, Rwanda – le 10 janvier 2018 – Le Next Einstein Forum (NEF) lance aujourd’hui son processus de sélection des innovateurs africains. Les plus brillants participeront au Challenge NEF de « l’Invention à l’Innovation (Ci2i) ». Les jeunes scientifiques et innovateurs africains de moins de 42 ans sont invités à présenter leurs innovations axées sur la recherche […]

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January 9, 2018

For tech to be funded, it must improve lives

Technology can’t solve problems. Neither can data, for that matter. It can’t plug the holes of governance and political will but, without it, we cannot hope to address the myriad problems facing African countries. This idea permeated the Science Forum South Africa. Whether it was in the use of satellites to monitor the continent’s resources […]

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January 9, 2018

There’s No Such Thing as Being Bad at Math: How Neuroscience Is Changing the Equation

It’s common to hear well educated adults declare themselves “not a math person,” sometimes proudly. Indeed, many people of all ages believe that mathematical ability is something you are either born with or not, rather than something to be mastered with focused effort. This belief is wrong. What’s more, it’s harmful to kids as they have their first […]

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December 21, 2017

Next Einstein Forum Announces Its Ambassadors, Champions Of Science And Technology Across Africa

The Next Einstein Forum, announces its second cohort of Ambassadors Class, 45 scientists and tech champions across Africa, solving Africa’s and the world’s challenges. Central to the NEF’s vision of propelling Africa onto the global scientific stage, the NEF Ambassadors will attend the NEF Global Gathering #NEF2018 in Kigali, connect with each other and scientists from across […]

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December 21, 2017

UGANDA’S SCIENTIST NAMED AMONG THE NEXT EINSTEIN FORUM AMBASSADORS, CHAMPIONS OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ACROSS AFRICA

Uganda’s Joanitah N Nalubega named among the champions of Science & Tech across Africa. She’s an industrial chemist, with a deep passion for technology, currently working to deploy solutions for the health sector using technology. Also a founding partner of a fellowship of creatives called Kafunda Kreative which seeks to build the capacity of young creatives […]

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