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 (lmsmeetings@lms.ac.uk
 
 
The 2017 LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meeting will be held in Reading. 

 
The meeting will feature 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:
  • Ginestra Bianconi (QMUL) Networks
  • Thomas Forster (Cambridge) Logic and set theory
  • Ben Green (Oxford) Arithmetic combinatorics
  • Jon Keating (Bristol) Random matrix theory
  • Valerio Lucarini (Reading) Dynamical systems
  • Marco Marletta (Cardiff) Analysis
  • Beatrice Pelloni (Heriot-Watt) PDEs
  • Sarah Rees (Newcastle) Group theory
  • Jennifer Ryan (UEA) Numerical analysis
  • Samir Siksek (Warwick) Number theory
  • Richard Thomas (Imperial College) Algebraic geometry
  • Amanda Turner (Lancaster) Probability
Applications are now closed.      
 
 
2018 LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meeting.
 
Further details will be available in late 2017.
 
 
 
2019 LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meeting: Call for Expressions of Interest to Host will open in April 2018.  The deadline is 1 June 2018.
 
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 
Willingness to attend an upcoming LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meeting to get an idea of the event. The next event will be held at Reading in September 2017.
 
All Expressions of Interest will be considered by the Prospects in Mathematics Steering Group, who will recommend a short-list to the LMS Early Career Research Committee.
 
Short-listed applicants will then be invited to submit a grant application to the LMS Early Career Research Committee for funding.  
 
A list of previously supported LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meetings, can be found here
 
Before submitting:  Organisers are welcome to discuss informally their ideas with the Marta Mazzocco (Chair of the Prospects in Mathematics Steering Group) (lmsmeetings@lms.ac.uk)