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The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) is the UK's learned and professional society for mathematics and its applications. The IMA exists to support the advancement of mathematical knowledge and its applications and to promote and enhance mathematical culture in the United Kingdom and elsewhere, for the public good.

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Be part of an active network of mathematicians in academia, business, government, industry and schools, promoting mathematics- applications, education and research.


IMA Gold Medal Award 2016

The IMA Council is delighted to announce that two IMA Gold Medals have been awarded in 2016. The winners are Professor Tony Croft and Professor Duncan Lawson who receive the award for outstanding contribution to the improvement of the teaching of mathematics.

Message to the EMS

The following message has been sent to the President of the European Mathematical Society (EMS) to present to the European Mathematical Society Council Meeting in Berlin on 16-17 July (the IMA being a Full Corporate member of the EMS):

"The IMA, as professional and learned body for mathematicians in the United Kingdom, takes this opportunity to reaffirm its commitment to the study, research and application of mathematics as a fully collaborative venture between mathematicians of all countries, irrespective of political arrangements, and will continue to work in cooperation with other mathematical societies, national and international."






Mathematics Today is the IMA general interest mathematics publication providing articles, reports, reviews and news for mathematicians. Institute members receive six issues per year as part of their membership subscription. Institutions may purchase an annual subscription.

August 2016
Features and Articles

MT August coverEditorial

Hitchin wins Shaw Prize

Mathematics and Financial Markets

Maths in a Twist

Arches National Park in Moab Utah USA
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