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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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Presidential Address 2016

Professor Chris Linton will give his IMA Presidential Address, Cultural challenges facing the mathematical sciences, on Thursday 30 June at the Royal Society, London. 

Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships

We are delighted to announce that the Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships will be running for a fourth year for those who commence their initial teacher training in the academic year 2016/17.

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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.

June 2016
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The IMA Lighthill Lecture at BAMC

A Tennis Assignment Algorithm


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