07.04.2011 -

Teaching science in Africa (14-15 April)

© UNESCO/Langella, G.Physics laboratory, Senegal

Organized by the Association for the Promotion of Science in Africa (APSA), the conference will support the newly-created African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Senegal, which will welcome its first students in September 2011.

AIMS was initially founded in South Africa, in 2003, as a pan-African centre for post-graduate training and research. It is hoped that this initiative will lead to the creation of other AIMS institutes in the region.

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