An EPSRC Doctoral Training Centre in Geometry and Number Theory


London School of Geometry & Number Theory

Women in Geometry and Number Theory

The London School of Geometry and Number Theory will promote equality and fairness and foster a supportive and collaborative environment for all of its students.

One of our particular aims is to recruit a critical mass of women students and to help counteract the under-representation of women in UK mathematics. We therefore strongly encourage interested undergraduate women mathematicians to apply to the LSGNT and hope to receive a great number of applications from women.

Links with Cambridge

The LSGNT is pleased to note opportunities provided by the collaboration of Newnham College Cambridge and the Masters in Advanced Study Course (Part III) in the Department of Pure Mathematics and Statistics (DPMMS) at the University of Cambridge.

Deferred LSGNT Studentship: If you are a woman undergraduate considering the one year Part III master's degree course in Cambridge and a PhD in Geometry and Number Theory, you are strongly encouraged to apply simultaneously both to Cambridge and to the LSGNT, and to let Cambridge ( know that you wish to be considered for the joint LSGNT/Part III/Newnham scheme. We hope to offer a deferred LSGNT studentship to one to two women applicants who have accepted a place at Newnham College to do Part III. Please note the opportunity for financial assistance provided by the Sheila Edmonds Bursary see below. If you are offered a place in the LSGNT, please let us know if you have also applied to Part III and are waiting to hear from Cambridge. Women applicants who did not get an offer from the LSGNT in the first round but are accepted to Part III should also let us know that they wish to be considered for a deferred PhD place (i.e. commencing September 2019). In this round of applications the deferred offers will be conditional on the renewal of funding for the LSGNT in 2018/19.

Sheila Edmonds Bursary: Newnham College and DPMMS jointly will be offering a new bursary for up to three women students taking the pure mathematics Part III course. This bursary is not limited to students wishing to study geometry and number theory but covers all areas taught by DPMMS.

Additional Information

All three departments are supporters of the LMS Good Practice Scheme and together with their respective Institutions are engaged in the Athena SWAN project.

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