The London Mathematical Society

The London Mathematical Society is the major UK learned society for mathematics. The Society's activities include publishing journals and books, providing grants to support mathematics and organising scientific meetings and lectures.

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The Royal Society, with support from global technology company Arm, is working on Mathematics Curricula Futures, a research project to shape mathematics curricula of the future and drive up the study of mathematics to age 18.   The London...

The London Mathematical Society (LMS) would like extend its warmest congratulations to LMS members Professor Ken Brown, Professor Peter Donnelly and Peter Ransom on the honours they received in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Others to be...

The LMS is currently seeking someone to take over the role of Editor-in-Chief when the current Editor-in-Chief stands down at the end of the year.  The Editor-in-Chief is responsible to the Council of the LMS for chairing the Newsletter Editorial...

Following the consultation with the membership, further discussion by Council, and legal advice, the latest version of the revised Standing Orders has received preliminary approval from the Privy Council. The document, which can be found here,...

The LMS is deeply concerned about the arrest in Turkey on 11 May 2019 of Tuna Altinel, a Turkish mathematician  working for many years in the Université Lyon 1 in France. Professor Altinel was one of the signatories in 2016 of a petition...

Since 1982 the IMU has awarded the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize at each ICM  for outstanding contributions in Mathematical Aspects of Information Sciences.

In 2018, the IMU Executive Committee took the decision  to discontinue this prize because...

Frames Of Mind

The film features nine UK-based mathematicians offering insights into their mathematical thinking across a broad range of mathematical research fields. Through explorations of their various thought processes, the film portrays mathematicians who are grappling with advanced mathematical ideas. We are presented with the concepts of imagination, intuition, and wonder, as well as rigorous mathematical deduction. Please note that you are not necessarily expected to follow the mathematics being discussed: these extracts are about the mathematicians themselves, and the way they think.