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 Elizabeth Fisher (ecr.grants@lms.ac.uk

2020 LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meeting: 10-11 September, Bath
The 2020 LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meeting was hosted online by the University of Bath

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

Schedule Thursday 10 September 10:30 Imre Leader (Combinatorics) 11:00 Amanda Turner (Probability) 11:30 Christl Donnelly (Statistics) 14:00 Lucia Scardia (Applied analysis) 14:30 Apala Majumdar (Continuum mechanics and materials science) 15:00 Susie Douglas (Information session about PhD application process) 15:30 Panel session with current PhD students Friday 11 September 10:30 Kit Yates (Mathematical biology) 11:00 Catherine Powell (Numerical analysis) 11:30 Colin Christopher (Dynamical systems) 14:00 Ana Caraiani (Number theory) 14:30 Hamid Ahmadinezhad (Geometry) 15:00 Sue Sierra (Algebra)

Further details are available here.
 
 

 

2021 LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meeting: Call for Expressions of Interest to Host are now open and the deadline is 15 November 2020

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