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

2019 LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meeting: 6-7 September, Lancaster
The 2019 LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meeting will be held iat Lancaster University. 

 
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:
  • Daniel Colquitt (University of Liverpool) Applied Mathematics
  • Codina Cotar (University College London) Probability Theory
  • Daniel Loghin (University of Birmingham) Numerical Analysis
  • Lucy Morgan (Lancaster University) Operational Research
  • Helen Ogden (University of Southampton) Statistics Inference
  • Jon W Pitchford (University of York) Mathematical Ecology
  • Gesine Reinert (University of Oxford) Applied Probability
  • Louis Theran (University of St Andrews) Rigidity
  • Anitha Thillaisundaram (University of Lincoln) Algebra
  • Brian Tom (University of Cambridge) Biostatistics
  • Lynne Walling (University of Bristol) Number Theory
Registration
 
50 places are available, including overnight accommodation and some funding towards travel costs.
To apply, please email Dr Nadia Mazza headed Prospects 2019 Application with the statement:
 
“I am on track academically to begin Ph.D. studies in 2020” with evidence of your predicted degree classification.  
 
Application deadline is 19th July 2019. (Late application will be considered at the organisers’ discretion).
 
Further details are available on the University of Lancaster website

 

2020 LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meeting: Call for Expressions of Interest to Host are open and the deadline is 1 March 2019

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. 
 
Expressions of Interest should be sent to Chris Parker (Chair of the Prospects in Mathematics Steering Group) (ecr.grants@lms.ac.uk
 
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 Chris Parker (Chair of the Prospects in Mathematics Steering Group) (ecr.grants@lms.ac.uk)