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UR graduation: Inside the African Centre of Excellence in Data Science
Thousands of University of Rwanda graduates, along with their friends and families, gathered on Friday, November 17, to celebrate UR's ninth graduation ceremony at Ubworoherane Stadium in Musanze District, Northern Province. The event saw 8,321 students graduate from the UR’s six colleges; 5,063 males and 3,258 females received various degrees from diplomas to PhDs.
ACE-DS admitted students get introduced to the Centre
From 9th to 13th October 2023, 60 students who are admitted in different Master’s and PhD programs were introduced to the Centre before starting their courses in their respective options.
ACE-DS held its 11th PhD Symposium to assess candidates’ research progress
From 25th to 29th September 2023, the African Centre of Excellence in Data Science held its 11th Ph.D. research symposium in which students presented their research progress to their supervisors and co-supervisors.
Fifteen innovators pitched their innovative ideas for incubation at the Data Driven Incubation Hub
Fifteen young innovators with innovative ideas and prototypes in the fields of Agriculture, Health and Climate pitched to a panel of experts in the field. All these ideas use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to solve problems facing the community in those selected priority areas. This pitching event took place on 22nd August, 2023
Faculty staff, students complete training on Grant Proposal writing

PhD, Masters and some faculty staff have, on 30th June 2023, completed a five-day training on grant proposal writing to equip them with skills on how to write a winning grant proposal as one of the core activities in the academic research journey.

ACE-DS hosts the eighth Data Science Africa (DSA) Conference

The African Centre of Excellence in Data Science is hosting the eighth Data Science Africa (DSA) Conference, bringing together researchers in data science to discuss issues related to the field and their potential for socio-economic development.