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IMA Mathematics 2016

Date: Thursday 17 March 2016
Location: Mary Ward House, 5-7 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SN

Mathematics 2016 is the tenth in the series of annual IMA conferences to promote mathematics. This series aims to demonstrate to both mathematicians and non mathematicians the many uses of modern mathematics. We hope that the audience will have mathematicians, those who work with mathematicians in policy forming roles, and anyone who has an interest in developments in the applications of mathematics.


09:30     Registration
10.00     Welcome            
              Chris Linton (Loughborough University)
10.05     Research            
              Peter Clarkson (University of Kent)
10.45     An Industrial Perspective            
              Tracey Cool (Rolls-Royce)
11.25     Tea/Coffee        
11.45     Price comparison websites- what's the Maths behind them        
              John Birkenhead (Independent Consulting Actuary)
12.25    Mathematics Teacher Training and the IMA
              Nigel Steele (Coventry University) & Matthew Bulmer (NCTL)
13.10     Lunch   
14.10     IMA in 2016: Strategy    
              Chris Linton (Loughborough University)
14.30     Symmetry and art           
              Sarah Hart (Birkbeck College, University of London)
15.10     Tea/Coffee        
15.30     Florence Nightingale: Small data, big impact     
              Noel-Ann Bradshaw (University of Greenwich)
16.10     Flight of owls    
              Nigel Peake (University of Cambridge)
16.50     Drinks Reception.

Conference Fees

Member – MIMA/FIMA/AFIMA £30.00
Member – AMIMA £20.00
Member – Retired £10.00
Member – IMA Student £10.00
Non-Member £65.00
Student Non-Member £20.00

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

Please refer to conference terms and conditions for booking

Further Information:

To register your interest in this conference, or for queries, please contact the IMA Conferences Department: e-mail:, tel: +44 (0) 1702 354020, 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