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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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The IMA is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2014

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To celebrate 50 years of achievement, the IMA plans an exciting series of events during 2014. These will look forward to the developments and limitless opportunities for the applications of mathematics in the next 50 years and celebrate the achievements of the past.

We are delighted to report that Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, our Patron for the anniversary year, was Guest of Honour at the celebratory event which took place on 14 May at the Royal Society, London.

For photographs from the event please visit the IMA’s Flickr page.

For additional information on this event and on future anniversary-related events, please visit the IMA 50th Anniversary page.

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IMA Gold Medal 2014

We take pleasure in announcing that the winner of the IMA Gold Medal 2014 is Dr Clifford Cocks, formerly Chief Mathematician of GCHQ.  Dr Cocks gave his award lecture as part of the programme for the IMA Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration at the Royal Society on 14 May. 
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Teacher Training Scholarships

Less than two weeks left to apply  for a maths teacher training scholarship this year.  Join our growing group of Maths Scholars who have been awarded £25k to support them in their teacher training year together with a package of membership and other benefits.  Final round closes on 28th July

Join them and those in the assessment process by applying  here.     



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 2014
Features and Articles

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Why Does Mathematics Matter in the Digital Arts?

The Festival of Mathematics and its Applications

How Microinsurance can Help to Reduce Poverty

Fifty Vision of Mathematics Solution

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