Success Stories

What does it mean to be a successful mathematician? What is involved in a successful mathematical career? The LMS Success Stories project celebrates the diversity of successful careers and mathematicians. We are always interested in new profiles! If you have an idea, or would like to submit your own profile, please email Success.Stories@lms.ac.uk.

I am currently a masters student at UCL studying towards an Msc in Medical Statistics and in...
I fell in love with mathematics when I was eight years old. There really isn’t an explanation as to...
I feel like I am successful because I’ve had amazing support and guidance from colleagues,...
After getting my degree in maths and my masters in mathematical research, modelling and computation...
What I like the most about doing maths is that it stimulates critical and creative thinking. I...
After my degree in Statistics and Mathematical Studies at Maynooth University, I went on to...
I am a Reader (Associate Professor) in applied mathematics at the Department of Mathematical...
My PhD project is very interdisciplinary – both mathematically and on a wider subject basis. I am...
My first year at University was a whirlwind of new friends, challenging mathematics, and of course...
After a period of illness, I am recovered and studying happily with the Open University. I love...
My first degree (BA from Oberlin College, USA) is in mathematics. My MSc and ScD (that’s Doctor of...
I was born in Washington, D.C. At a very young age I soon learned that Danny is my name and...
I came from a secondary school with a bad reputation for poor behaviour and low academic success....
I am Elena and I am a mathematician who has been working on mathematical models to improve our...
I became a single parent at the age of 18 but managed to juggle motherhood, working and study to...
I enjoyed mathematics at school but I never envisaged studying it at university, and didn’t even...