Success Stories

What does it mean to be a successful mathematician? What is involved in a successful mathematical career? The LMS Success Stories project celebrates the diversity of successful careers and mathematicians. We are always interested in new profiles! If you have an idea, or would like to submit your own profile, please email Success.Stories@lms.ac.uk.

I am currently a masters student at UCL studying towards an Msc in Medical Statistics and in...

I fell in love with mathematics when I was eight years old. There really isn’t an explanation as...

I feel like I am successful because I’ve had amazing support and guidance from colleagues,...

Amy Mason

It is okay to fail, to give up when it is too hard and make success something else instead....

Ana Rita Pires

As a teenager I wrote a long-term career plan: become a doctor, specialise in infectious...

After getting my degree in maths and my masters in mathematical research, modelling and...

What I like the most about doing maths is that it stimulates critical and creative thinking. I...

After my degree in Statistics and Mathematical Studies at Maynooth University, I went on to...

I am a Reader (Associate Professor) in applied mathematics at the Department of Mathematical...

My PhD project is very interdisciplinary – both mathematically and on a wider subject basis. I...

My first year at University was a whirlwind of new friends, challenging mathematics, and of...

After a period of illness, I am recovered and studying happily with the Open University. I love...

My first degree (BA from Oberlin College, USA) is in mathematics. My MSc and ScD (that’s Doctor...

I was born in Washington, D.C. At a very young age I soon learned that Danny is my name and...

I came from a secondary school with a bad reputation for poor behaviour and low academic success...