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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.

Join The IMA

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



myIMA provides a host of new online services for both members and non-members. These include the following:


  • Join the IMA online as well as pay for your membership
  • Access and update your own professional records, including your interests and expertise
  • Use the optional directory to network with other members and expand your network


  • Reserve, pay and amend your conference booking
  • Reserve and pay for conference options such as, accommodation and/or conference dinner
  • Conference presenters can upload an abstract and/or poster

Access to myIMA is via the button found in the top banner. A tutorial has been created showing how to log into myIMA the first time.

IMA Membership Vacancy

Temporary Membership Assistant required, on a full-time basis, for 11 months. Based in Southend-on-Sea.


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.






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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