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About the IMA

The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (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.


It is the professional and learned society for qualified and practising mathematicians, with a membership of around 5,000 comprising of mathematicians from all sectors, as well as those with an interest in mathematics.


Members of the Institute's Boards and Committees.

Support and grants

Sources of funding from the Institute of Mathematics.

Awards and medals

These awards exist to recognise and reward outstanding achievements by mathematicians. 

Royal Charter

In 1990 the Institute was incorporated by Royal Charter and was subsequently granted the right to award Chartered Mathematician status.

Institute history

An account of the beginnings of the Institute as published in the first 'Bulletin'.

Supporting the IMA

How to support the activities of the Institute by making a donation to the IMA.

Related information

You can download a copy of the Institute of Mathematics Annual Report »

To transfer funds to the IMA
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