LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meeting

LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meetings are annual events for Finalist Mathematics Undergraduates and Masters Students who are considering apply for a PhD after they have completed their current studies.  The meetings feature speakers from a wide range of mathematical fields across the UK who discuss their current research and what opportunities are available to prospective PhD students.   LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meetings are two-day meetings which usually take place in September each year.
For further information, please contact ecr.grants@lms.ac.uk

2021 LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meeting: Organised by UEA and hosted by ICMS; 9-10 September 2021 
 

Finalist Mathematics Undergraduates and Masters' Students who are considering applying for a PhD to start in 2022 are invited to the 2021 LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meeting.

The meeting will feature a range of speakers from a wide range of mathematical fields across the UK who will discuss their current research and what opportunities are available to students.


The tentative schedule is as follows:

Thu 9th September

10:00-10:10 Welcome

10:10-10:25 LMS presentation

10:30-11:00 Radha Kessar (City)  - Algebra

11:10-11:40 Dmitry Korshunov (Lancaster) - Probability

11:45-12:15 Mark Blyth (UEA) - Mathematical Biology

12:15-13:00 gather.town coffee/chat (talk to speakers/students, post questions for supervisor panel)

 LUNCH

14:00-14:30 Erica Tyson (IMA) - PhD careers in industry

14:35-15:05 Sara Lombardo (Loughborough) - Nonlinear Systems

15:15-15:45 Surajit Ray (Glasgow) - Statistics

15:50-16:20 Tim Dokchitser (Bristol) - Number Theory

16:20-17:00 gather.town coffee/chat (talk to speakers/students)

17:00-17:45 supervisor panel

17:45-> gather.town social


Fri 10th September

10:00-10:30 Nicola Gambino (Leeds) - Logic

10:35-11:05 Frances Kirwan (Oxford) - Geometry

11:15-11:45 Peter Topping (Warwick) - Analysis

11:50-12:20 Sarah Whitehouse (Sheffield) - Topology

12:20-13:00 gather.town coffee/chat (talk to speakers/students, post questions for student panel)

LUNCH 

14:00-14:45 student panel

14:55-15:25 Tri-Dung Nguyen (Southampton) - Operations Research

15:30-16:00 Francoise Tisseur (Manchester) - Numerical Analysis

16:00-16:30 gather.town coffee/chat

16:30-17:00 Angela Mihai (Cardiff) - Continuum Mechanics

17:05-17:35 Paul Sutcliffe (Durham) - Mathematical Physics

17:35-18:00 gather.town discussion

Further details and how to register will be available soon. 


 

2022 LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meeting: Call for Expressions of Interest to Host are now closed and the deadline was 1 March 2021

Funding of up to £7,000  is available to cover fares and accommodation for up to 50 students, travel and accommodation for speakers and subsistence for participants including a social event.
 
Expressions of interest should be short (max. one A4 side in length) and include:
  • Confirmation of support from the department
  • Reasons for wanting to host the LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meeting
  • A provisional list of speakers should be included. Speakers should be representative of the UK research landscape both in geographical terms and in scientific terms. 
  • Speakers from under-represented groups should be included and women speakers should account for at least 40% of the invited speakers.
  • Confirmation that prospective organisers have read and understood the terms and conditions in the Guidelines for Organisers 
  • The Early Career Research Committee is interested in innovative approaches to the LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meeting. 
 
Expressions of Interest should be sent to Chris Parker (Chair of the Early Career Research Committee) (ecr.grants@lms.ac.uk
 
All Expressions of Interest will be considered by the LMS Early Career Research Committee.
 
Before submitting:  Organisers are welcome to discuss informally their ideas with the Chris Parker (Chair of the Prospects in Mathematics Steering Group) (ecr.grants@lms.ac.uk)

Previous Prospects in Mathematics Meetings
 
Year Location
2020  Bath (online)
2019  Lancaster
2018  Warwick
2017  Reading
 2016   York
 2015  Loughborough
 2014  Oxford
 2013  Durham
 2012  Manchester
 2011  Bristol
 2010  Edinburgh
 2009  Durham
 2006  Durham
 2005  Durham