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10 April 2024

CMS and AcadMathSci joint response to updated objectives and draft requirements

The Council for the Mathematical Sciences and the Academy for the Mathematical Sciences have welcomed, and jointly responded to, the updated objectives and draft requirements for a National Academy focussed on the mathematical sciences.

29 March 2024

Government response to feedback from DSIT’s Call For Evidence

We welcome the government’s response (27 March 2024) to feedback from the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT)’s Call for Evidence to help develop objectives for the prospective National Academy focussed on the mathematical sciences, and we note their request for feedback on draft requirements for that Academy.

27 March 2024

Maths Summit

The Maths Summit was a great opportunity to discuss and champion the importance of the mathematical sciences to the UK.

9 March 2024

Launch of Maths Manifesto

CMS and AcadMathSci are delighted to publish this landmark document…

4 March 2024

Recruiting: Founding AcadMathSci President

Exciting news! AcadMathSci launches its search for a Founding President.

7 February 2024

Our response to DSIT’s Call for Evidence, Feb 2024

We’re delighted to share with you AcadMathSci’s response to DSIT’s Call for Evidence to shape a new National Academy focussed on the mathematical sciences.

23 January 2024

AcadMathSci Policy Unit Established

We are delighted to announce that the Policy Unit of the Academy for the Mathematical Sciences has been established with the appointment of two Policy Analysts, Dr Vinesh Maguire Rajpaul and Thomas Chi Wah Law.

17 January 2024

DSIT’s Call for Evidence to Shape New National Maths Academy

We welcome the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT)’s announcement (12 January) and, alongside our colleagues in the Council for the Mathematical Sciences, the Learned Societies, and other organisations in the field, we look forward to engaging with this Call for Evidence. Further, with their support, and drawing on over a year’s hard work by […]

17 January 2024

Mathematical Sciences celebrated in New Year’s Honours List

We were delighted to see the contributions of so many members of our community recognised in the 2024 King’s New Year’s Honours List.

4 December 2023

Consultation Feedback and AcadMathSci Executive Committee Response

Many thanks to all who took part in our Spring/Summer Consultation. Thoughtful and considered responses highlighted a range of viewpoints from across the mathematical sciences community and showed widespread backing for the establishment of an Academy for the Mathematical Sciences. We are delighted to share in detail this feedback and the Executive Committee’s response.

22 November 2023

Government announces funding to support creation of a new National Academy focused on Mathematical Sciences

We are delighted by the announcement in today’s Autumn Statement of Government “support to establish a National Academy focused on mathematical sciences”, including “up to £6m of seed funding over the next three years, subject to business case”.

15 October 2023

Read CMS commissioned reports on the impact of the £124m additional funding for the mathematical sciences

On 27 January 2020, the government announced additional funding for the mathematical sciences, to be delivered through EPSRC. The Council for the Mathematical Sciences (CMS) commissioned reports on the impact of the additional £124m that was committed following this announcement.  We are delighted to share these reports….

4 October 2023

Post-16 Maths Education

The Academy for the Mathematical Sciences, currently in its set-up phase, welcomes the interest in post-16 education, and in particular in mathematics, expressed today by the Prime Minister. We look forward to engaging in conversations to explore the design of an inclusive, relevant and evidence-based curriculum for all students.

20 June 2023

AcadMathSci Launches “Intersections” podcast series

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Academy for the Mathematical Sciences’ very own podcast series.

12 June 2023

New: additional Consultation Event – for ECMSs

On the request of the Early Career Mathematical Scientists workstream we are hosting an additional online consultation event focussing on their interests.

1 June 2023

Calling all policy specialists…we’re hiring!

Are you passionate about the role that policy and advocacy work can play in benefitting our society? Are you a policy expert or do you have strong research and analytical skills and experience of producing evidence-based reports? Are you excited by the prospect of being part of a ground-breaking initiative to establish a national Academy […]

27 April 2023

Consultation Document Published

Another milestone on the path towards creating AcadMathSci! We are delighted to announce the publication yesterday of the Progress Update and Consultation Document.

2 April 2023

Have your say! Consultation Period Dates Announced

We are delighted to announce the dates for the Consultation Period and to invite you to book a place at one of our Consultation Events….

28 February 2023

Advisory Board for proto-Academy announced

We are delighted to announce the names of the confirmed members of the Advisory Board for the Academy for the Mathematical Sciences…..

31 January 2023

An exciting day: the Academy’s website goes live!

The names of the Advisory Board of the Academy for the Mathematical Sciences will be announced shortly.

13 January 2023

“Illustrating the Impact of the Mathematical Sciences” posters

The National Academy of Sciences has just published a stunning set of posters that showcase twenty-first century mathematics and its applications in the real world.

1 January 2023

Mathematical Sciences and Maths Educators recognised in New Year’s Honours List

We were delighted to see that the mathematical sciences and maths educators, and users of mathematics have been recognised in the 2023 New Year’s Honours List.