African Mathematics Millennium Science Initiative (AMMSI)

AMMSI is an international non-governmental organization with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. It operates as a distributed network of mathematics research, training and promotion, throughout Africa, with regional offices located in Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Morocco, Nigeria and Tanzania.

AMMSI is currently engaged in the following activities, among others:·

  • The AMMSI-Phillip Griffiths Prize –  awarded annually, starting in 2016, to African mathematicians, living in Africa, who have made outstanding contribution to mathematics, application of mathematics or promotion of mathematics, as evidenced by research and its impact.
  • The AMMSI-Phillip Griffiths Travel Grant – awarded annually, starting 2016, to mathematicians in the early stages of their career in order to offer research opportunity.
  •  Support to staff and postgraduate students to enable them attend mathematical conferences organized in Africa.·
  • Funding for organization of mathematical conferences in Africa.
  • Establishment of mentoring projects involving mathematicians from the UK and Europe and institutions in Africa.
  • Establishment of mentoring projects involving African Diaspora mathematicians and institutions in Africa.

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