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Institute of Mathematics and its Applications

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The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications is distinct from the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications in Minneapolis.

The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) is one of the UK's professional bodies for mathematicians. The Institute was founded in 1964 by Sir James Lighthill and its mission is to promote mathematics in industry, business, the public sector, education and research. Lighthill's vision of combining a learned society with a professional body is still valid today and reflected in the diversity of the institute's 5000 members.

In 1990 the Institute was incorporated by Royal Charter and was subsequently granted the right to award Chartered Mathematician status.

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Qualifications

The Institute awards 5 grades of membership within 3 groups

Corporate membership

Fellow (CMath, FIMA)

Member (CMath, MIMA)

Leading to corporate membership

Associate Member (AMIMA)

Students

Non-professional membership

Affiliate

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