LMS Prospects in Mathematics 2021

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LMS Prospects in Mathematics 2021

 09 - 10 Sep 2021

10:00 - 18:00


All final year undergraduates are invited to attend the online 2021 London Mathematical Society (LMS) Prospects in Mathematics Meeting. This two-day event is designed for final year undergraduates to explore opportunities for PhD study in the mathematical sciences in the UK. If you are considering applying for a mathmatics PhD in 2022 then you should make the most of this unrivalled opportunity to find out much more about the PhD experience from current students and supervisors.

The programme features speakers from all over the UK who represent many fields of study across the mathematical sciences. They will give an introduction to their current research and outline opportunities for PhDs in their fields.

There will be a panel discussion with current PhD students who can answer all your questions about the PhD experience. There will also be a panel of supervisors and a presentation by the London Mathematical Society. All talks will be presented using Zoom.

The breaks between talks will take place in Gather.Town: a virtual space that allows for more relaxed and informal interaction as well as the chance to have one-to-one meetings with speakers to discuss your own interests and answer questions.

This meeting is organised by the University of East Anglia. ICMS is pleased to be working with UEA to deliver this event.

To register please complete this form by 1 September 2021. 

Provisional programme

Thursday 9 September
10:00-10:10 Welcome
10:10-10:25 LMS presentation
10:30-11:00 Algebra Radha Kessar, City University London
11:10-11:40 Probability Dmitry Korshunov, University of Lancaster
11:45-12:15 Mathematical Biology Mark Blyth, University of East Anglia
12:15-13:00 Coffee Break in gather.town coffee/chat (talk to speakers/students, post questions for supervisor panel)
14:00-14:30 PhD careers in industry Erica Tyso, Institute of Maths and its Applications 
14:35-15:05 Nonlinear Systems Sara Lombardo, University of Loughborough
15:15-15:45 Statistics Surajit Ray, University of Glasgow
15:50-16:20 Number Theory Tim Dokchitser, University of Bristol
16:20-17:00 gather.town coffee/chat (talk to speakers/students)
17:00-17:45 Supervisor Panel
17:45-> gather.town social
Friday 10 September

10:00-10:30 Logic Nicola Gambino, University of Leeds
10:35-11:05 Geometry Frances Kirwan University of Oxford
11:15-11:45 Analysis Peter Topping, University of Warwick
11:50-12:20 Topology Sarah Whitehouse, University of Sheffield
12:20-13:00 gather.town coffee/chat (talk to speakers/students, post questions for student panel)
14:00-14:45 student panel
14:55-15:25 Operational Research Tri-Dung Nguyen University of Southampton
15:30-16:00 Numerical Analysis Françoise Tisseur, University of Manchester
16:00-16:30 gather.town coffee/chat
16:30-17:00 Continuum Mechanics Angela Mihai, University of Cardiff
17:05-17:35 Mathematical Physics Paul Sutcliffe,  University of Durham
17:35-18:00 gather.town discussion