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Women in Mathematics Day

11 May 2022, Edith Morley Van Emden Theatre, University of Reading

To coincide with the International Celebration of Women in Mathematics, the London Mathematical Society, and the Mathematics of Planet Earth Centre for Doctoral Training, and University of Reading present a day with invited guest speakers:

  • Renee Hoekzema (Postdoctoral Researcher, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford)
  • Hua Lu (Research Scientist, Atmosphere Ice and Climate, the British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge)
  • Celine Maistret (Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow, School of Mathematics, University of Bristol)
  • Almut Veraart (Professor of Statistics, Imperial College London)
  • plus posters and talks from Early Career Mathematicians.

The hosts of the meeting are Jennifer Scott (Professor of Mathematics at University of Reading and Director at Reading, the Mathematics of Planet Earth Centre for Doctoral Training); and Rachel Newton (Reader in Number Theory and Future Leaders Fellow, King’s College London).

This celebration of Women in Mathematics event is sponsored by the London Mathematical Society and the EPSRC Mathematics of Planet Earth Centre for Doctoral Training.

This is a hybrid event (in person and online) with all contributed talks and posters in person.

Although celebrating Women in Mathematics, EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND (including undergraduate students) and the talks will be aimed at those with an interest in mathematics.

Call for Abstracts from Early Career Mathematicians who would like to give a talk or poster is now open and will close on midnight 24 April. To apply, complete the relevant section during registration and include an abstract of approximately one paragraph. Small travel bursaries will be available to those in need of support. To apply, complete the relevant section in registration.

More information about the event can be found here and here. Or by emailing j.e.fillingham@reading.ac.uk.

There is no registration fee, and refreshments and lunch will be provided free of charge.

Registration is now open and will close at 23.30 on 03 May 2022. Register on the Women in Mathematics Day event booking page.


11 May 2022
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Janet Fillingham


Edith Morley Building, Van Emden Lecture Theatre
Edith Morley Building, University of Reading
Reading, Berkshire RG6 6UR United Kingdom
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