Adams Prize 2019

The London Mathematical Society (LMS) would like to congratulate member Dr Heather Harrington (University of Oxford) who has been awarded the 2019 Adams Prize jointly with Dr Luitgard Veraart (LSE). The subject of the prize was the Mathematics of Networks. Dr Harrington was also a 2018 LMS Whitehead Prize winner.

The Adams Prize is awarded each year by the Faculty of Mathematics and St. John's College (University of Cambridge) to a young researcher based in the UK who is doing first-class international research in the Mathematical Sciences. The prize commemorates John Couch Adams's role in the discovery of the planet Neptune, through calculation of the discrepancies in the orbit of Uranus. It is currently worth approximately £15,000. More inforamtion about the Adams Prize is available here