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Funder profile: London Mathematical Society

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Counting the ways one of the UK’s learned societies for maths supports researchers

Top tips

  • Applicants do not have to be members to apply, but non-members do need the support of a member.
  • The society publishes its grant panels, and this can be taken into account when writing a bid.
  • Applications should state why the work is important and deserves funding.
  • Diversity is important to the society; conferences with all-male panels are unlikely to win support.

Since 1865, the London Mathematical Society has been promoting the advancement, dissemination and promotion of mathematical knowledge. This spring as usual it is offering a raft of grants, many of which—including its Conference Grants and Research in Pairs grants—close on 15 May.

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