Capacity Building and Lifelong Learning
Through cutting edge undergraduate and graduate training and research, activities with impact on national development, courses, conferences, workshops and exhibitions, concrete applications, partnerships, mathematical and computer literacy, institutional management capacity building, staff development, the award of small grants and prizes to young scientists as ways of promoting quality teaching and research activities as well as rewarding excellence, and research on science and technology policy.
Information Science and Communication Technology
Through the development of an information and communication technology backbone, library acquisitions/development (both conventional and electronic), publications and dissemination.
Industrial, Business, Medicine and Engineering Application
Through the concrete and sustained applications of the mathematical sciences, computer sciences and information technology to development issues, identification and tackling of hot topics from the industry, business and engineering, and joint research activities with the industry, business and engineering.
International Cooperation and Visiting Scientists
Through networking, internship, exchange/linkage, lectureships, research visits, sabbaticals, short-term visits, assistantships, and fellowships.
Gender Equity and Affirmative Action
Through enhancing female participation and affirmative action in training, research and consultancy activities, lifelong learning for women and disadvantaged groups in the mathematical and computer sciences, role-modeling by women experts in the mathematical and computer sciences at all levels of education.
Members of the global scientific community are welcome to propose projects and activities (such as academic and continuous professional development courses, seminars, workshops, conferences, exhibitions, research activities, information and communication technology projects, lifelong learning projects, numeracy projects, computer literacy projects, strategic planning, quality assurance development, maintenance and use of a museum of mathematical and computer sciences etc) for implementation at the ICMCS within the context of the Centre’s Five Cardinal Programs. Proposals, which must be characterized by clear objectives, meaningful expected outcomes, a reasonable budgets, an indication of available or envisagedsource of financial support and an interdisciplinary reach, are to be sent to the President. Every proposal will be carefully evaluated and, if approved, will be integrated into the Work Plan of the ICMCS. An approved proposal will be implemented jointly by the proposing scientist(s)/organization(s) and the President or the President’s designee.