Early Career Mathematicians’ Conference Spring 2015

Date: Saturday 7th March 2015
Location: University of Sheffield

The IMA Early Career Mathematicians’ Spring Conference will be held at the University of Sheffield on Saturday 7th March 2015. This bi-annual event aims to bring together mathematicians working in academia and industry along with undergraduate and postgraduate students. The day will provide a wide variety of inspirational presentations, talks and activities based on mathematical topics. The relaxed atmosphere encourages those attending to network with each other as well as speakers to learn about others’ experiences and careers involving mathematics. More detailed information will be available soon about the day’s activities and speakers.

Sara Owen AMIMA – ECM Conference Leader & Helen Blue AMIMA – ECM Conference Leader Designate

10:15 – 10:40 Registration in Hicks Building foyer
10:45 – 11:00 Welcome and ECM Update
11:00 – 11:30 From Electrons to the Unemployed: A (Rather) Random Walk through Maths, Statistics and Modelling
Ashley Buckner (Department for Work & Pensions)
11:30 – 11:50 Break
11:50 – 12:20 Mathematicians: How to be happy while solving (other people’s) problems
Ovidiu Bagdasar (Lecturer in Mathematics, Derby University)
12:20 – 12:50 Mathematical Modelling of Pulmonary Vein Action Potentials
Harry Green (University of Exeter)
12:50 – 13:40 Lunch
13:40 – 15:45 A selection of interactive sessions for networking. This will include the unconference, where we will use a method to put control of the programme in the hands of the participants
15:45 – 16:00 Erica Tyson (IMA) – University Liaison Officer
16:00 Closing remarks

Conference Fees

IMA Member £ 25.00
Non IMA Member £ 45.00
IMA Student £ 15.00
IMA e-Student £ 20.00
Non-IMA Student £ 25.00

To register for this event, please download, complete and return the application form.

Further information

As you will note, fees are reduced for IMA members and IMA students, not only for this conference, but for all IMA conferences. For further information on joining the IMA, including “IMA Student” grade, please visit:

And for further information to students, including the “IMA e-Student” grade:

For further information, please contact the IMA Conferences Department, e-mail: conferences@ima.org.uk, Tel: +44 (0) 1702 354 020, Fax: +44 (0) 1702 354 111, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, Catherine Richards House, 16 Nelson Street, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1EF, UK.


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