Sir Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences


Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals - Deadline 31 July 2013

The Institute now invites proposals for 1-, 4- and 6-month research programmes in any branch of the mathematical sciences.

The deadline for submission is 31 July 2014, for consideration at the meeting of the Scientific Steering Committee in October 2014.

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The Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences is a national research institute in Cambridge. It aims to bring together mathematical scientists from UK universities and leading experts from overseas for concentrated research on specialised topics in all branches of the mathematical sciences, from pure mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics, to theoretical aspects of any discipline.

At any time there are two visitor programmes in progress, each with about twenty scientists in residence. Included within these programmes are periods of particularly intense activity including instructional courses and workshops. Links to full details of the programmes so far completed and those currently running or confirmed for the future are given below:

    Past programmes    Current and future programmes

The Institute invites proposals for research programmes in any branch of mathematics or the mathematical sciences. The Scientific Steering Committee usually meets twice each year to consider proposals for programmes (of 4-week, 4-month or 6-month duration) to run two or three years later. Proposals to be considered at these meetings should be submitted by 31 January or 31 July respectively.

Proposals should follow the guidelines given in Submission of Proposals and be addressed to The Director and sent, preferably by email, to director@newton.ac.uk or in hard copy to:

The Director, Professor John Toland, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, 20 Clarkson Road, Cambridge, CB3 0EH, UK

Further information is available from the Director (email director@newton.ac.uk; Tel. 01223 335999), who will answer any enquiries.

To assist in your preparation, here is an example of the questions asked of proposal referees.


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