Bond review consultation

Bond review consultation
 
Discussions are ongoing about how to take forward the recommendations of the Bond Review on Knowledge Exchange.
 
LMS members are invited to send their views and experience of KE to the LMS Bond Working Group chaired by former  President Terry Lyons, whose considerations in turn will feed into the Council for Mathematical Sciences (CMS) discussions. 
 
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2018 King Faisal International Prize

Professor Sir John Ball FRS (University of Oxford) past-President (1996-1998) of the London Mathematical Society has received the 2018 King Faisal International Prize (Science). The Society extends its congratulations to Sir John on receiving this award. The Prize is awarded by the King Faisal Foundation and the Science subcategories cover a range of disciplines, alternating between physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics, with the Prize for Science first awarded in 1984.

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Hirst Prize and Lectureship 2023: Call for Nominations

Originally launched in 2015 as part of the 150th anniversary celebrations of the London Mathematical Society (LMS), the Hirst Prize and Lectureship is now jointly awarded by the LMS and the British Society for the History of Mathematics (BSHM). The prize is named after Thomas Archer Hirst, who was the fifth President of the LMS (1872–1874).

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Launch of the National Academy for Mathematical Sciences

The Council for the Mathematical Sciences (CMS) is delighted to announce an important step towards the creation of a National Academy for the Mathematical Sciences (NAMS) with the appointment of the Executive Committee and Executive Director to carry out the feasibility and set-up phase. The proposed academy will represent and advocate for the mathematical sciences and people who work in them including educators, practitioners and academics. It will operate across the whole of the mathematical sciences, including mathematics, statistics and operational research.

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Maths Learned Societies Lead Broad STEM Coalition Focused on Students of Black Heritage

Much has been written, over the last twenty years, about the difficulties that young people of Black heritage face in STEM. Yet, despite this awareness, there has been very little progress. Last year, the Royal Society issued a call to action, saying the "STEM sector must step up and end unacceptable disparities in Black staff and students’ academic progression and success".

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