IMA prizewinner

Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications Prizewinners


The Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications awards the following prizes: The Catherine Richards Prize; The Christopher Zeeman Medal; The David Crighton Medal; The IMA Gold Medal: The IMA Information and Inference Best Paper Prize; The IMA Leslie Fox Prize for Numerical Analysis; and The IMA Lighthill-Thwaites Prize. Below we give a brief description of these prizes and, for some of the prizes, we give a list of the prizewinners.

The Catherine Richards Prize.

This prize, created to preserve the memory of Catherine Richards who served as the Executive Secretart of the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications from 1987 to 1993, is awarded for the best article in the preceeding years Mathematics Today, a general interest publication of the Institute.
The Christopher Zeeman Medal.
This is a joint award by the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications and the London Mathematical Society. The medal is awarded for outstanding contributions to the public understanding of mathematics. It is currently awarded every two years, the first award being made in 2008. The award of the Christopher Zeeman Medal to the first recipient, Ian Stewart, was made by Christopher Zeeman himself.
Winners of the Christopher Zeeman Medal.
2008    Ian Stewart
2011    John Barrow
2014    Marcus du Sautoy
2016    Rob Eastaway
The David Crighton Medal.
This is a joint award by the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications and the London Mathematical Society. The medal is awarded for outstanding services both to mathematics and to the mathematical community. It was established in 2002 and is currently awarded every three years, the first award being made in 2003.
Winners of the David Crighton Medal.
2003    John Ball
2006    Christopher Zeeman
2009    Keith Moffatt
2012    Arieh Iserles and Peter Neumann
2015    Frank Kelly
Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications Gold Medal.
This medal is awarded in recognition to outstanding contribution to mathematics and its applications over a number of years. It is awarded every two years, the first award being in 1982.
Winners of the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications Gold Medal.
1982    James Lighthill and Alan Breach Tayler
1984    John Michael Hammersley and Alan Wilson
1986    George Alfred Barnard and Sam Edwards
1988    Hermann Bondi
1990    No award
1992    Olgierd Cecil Zienkiewicz
1994    Fritz Joseph Ursell
1996    Michael James David Powell
1998    No award
2000    Ian Nicholas Stewart
2002    Keith William Morton and Fred C Piper
2004    John Michael Tutill Thompson
2006    John Richard Ockendon
2008    James Dickson Murray and Timothy John Pedley
2010    Lloyd Nicholas Trefethen
2012    Malcolm Sabin
2014    Clifford Cocks
2016    Anthony C Croft and Duncan A Lawson
Information and Inference Best Paper Prize.
This Prize, made to an eary career researcher, is awarded every two years for the best paper in Information and Inference, one of the journals of the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications.
Leslie Fox Prize for Numerical Analysis.
This Prize, established in 1985, is to preserve the memory of Leslie Fox, a world-leading researcher in numerical analysis and a founder member of the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications. The Prize is awarded to researchers in numerical analysis under the age of 31 on the 1st january in the year of the award. It is awarded every two years.
The Lighthill-Thwaites Prize.
This Prize is in memory of the first two Presidents of the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications, namely James Lighthill and Bryan Thwaites. It is awarded by the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications in cooperation with the British Applied Mathematics Colloquium. The Prize was established in 2010 and is awarded for a submitted piece of work which is suitable for presentation to the British Applied Mathematics Colloquium.
Winners of the Lighthill-Thwaites Prize.
2011    Raphael Assier: for the paper On the diffraction of acoustic waves by a quarter-plane.
2013    Laura Kimpton: for the paper The effect of membrane-regulated actin polymerization on a two-phase flow model for cell motility.

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