Previous women in Mathematics Days

2017, University of Warwick

Alessandra Caraceni (University of Bath)

The scaling limit of random outerplanar maps

Sophie Carr (Bays Consulting)

My travels with maths: Knowing where I am and where my food came from

Eva-Maria Graefe (Imperial College London)

There's a hole in my quantum bucket

Sibylle Schroll (University of Leicester)

Graphs and Representation Theory

Christl Donnelly (Imperial College London)

What have numbers ever done for you?


2017, Birkbeck College, University of London

Eva Kaufholz (Johannes-Gutenberg-Universitat)

Too beautiful to do Maths? On Women, Physical Appearance, and Innate Abilities for Mathematics from Sofia Kovalevskaya to today

Caroline Colijn (Imperial College London)

Metrics on phylogenetic trees: labelled, partly labelled and unlabelled

Ulrica Wilson (Brown University)

Eventual Properties of Matrices

Ruth Kaufman (Independent Consultant/President, OR Society)

Operational Research: the invisible science


2016, Microsoft Research Cambridge and International Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Edinburgh


Philippa Hiscock (Roke Manor Research Limited)

Always Relevant: From Online Communities to Defence and National Security

Apala Majumdar (University of Bath) - Anne Bennett Prize talk

The Interplay Between Mathematics and Applications for Liquid Crystals

Nicola Richmond (GlaxoSmithKline)

Can Lattice THeory Help Identify a Cure for Paralysis?



Sabrina Blackwell (TWI)

Mathematician to Engineer in Three Years

Susan Sierra (University of Edinburgh)

Noncommutative algebraic geometry: group actions, dynamics, and calculus

Anne Taormina (Durham University)

Mathieu Moonshine


2015, University of Oxford, It All Adds Up

As part of its 150th Anniversary in 2015 the Society held a four-day event in collaboration with the University of Oxford celebrating Women in Mathematics.  Details about the event can be found here.

2014, De Morgan House, London

Sarah Hart (Birkbeck College)
Counting in Coxeter Groups

Katia Babbar (Lloyds)
Quantitative Finance in Practice: a Mathematician on the Trading Floor

Anne Juel (Manchester)
Confining bubbles in small spaces: instabilities and pattern formation on the pore scale

2013, Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge (two day meeting)

The full programme, details and photos from the day can be seen here.

Gwyneth Stallard (Open)
Escaping to Infinity

Sarah Dance (Reading)
Where Mathematics and Meteorology meet: Maximising the value of observations for data assimilation across a range of scales

Nalini Joshi (Sydney)
Life and mathematics: a personal journey

Corinna Ulcigrai (Bristol)
Dynamics, polygonal billiards and periodic surfaces

Colva Roney-Dougal (St Andrews)
Minimal and random generation of finite groups

2012, De Morgan House, London

Jennifer Scott (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)
Challenges from a large sparse world

Rachel Camina (Cambridge)
The influence of conjugacy class size

Christina Goldschmidt (Oxford)
The scaling limit of the critical random graph

2011, De Morgan House, London

Claire Gilson (Glasgow)
Box and ball systems in integrable systems

Joan Lasenby (Cambridge)
The Mathematics of making movies

Rowena Paget (Kent)
Set partitions and symmetric groups

2010, Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge (two day meeting)

Julia Gog (University of Cambridge)
Disease dynamics: From equation to experiment (and back)

Hinke Osinga (University of Bristol)
The mystery of chaos in the Lorenz equations

Nina Snaith (University of Bristol)
Random matrices and Riemann zeros

Alison Etheridge (University of Oxford)
The pain in the torus: modelling populations in a spatial continuum

Bodil Branner (Technical University of Denmark)
Why mathematics continues to fascinate me – surgery in
holormorphic dynamics in particular

2009, De Morgan House, London

Helen Webster (Met Office)
Atmospheric dispersion modeling

Beatrice Pelloni (Reading)
Generalised Fourier transforms and boundary value problems

Eugenia Cheng (Sheffield)
An introduction to higher-dimensional category theory

2008, De Morgan House, London

Hilary Ockendon (Oxford)
Spinning and weaving through Industrial Mathematics

Alicia Kim (Bath)
To Optimise or Not to Optimise: An Engineer's Perspective

Gianne Derks (Surrey)
Stability of localised waves and fronts

2007, De Morgan House, London

Professor Caroline Series (Warwick)
Continued Fractions and Hyperbolic Geometry

Professor Nancy Nichols (Reading)
The Weather Modelling Problem

Dr Sarah Waters (Oxford)
Mathematics in Medicine and Biology


Details of earlier events available on request.