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A private academic research institute for the mathematical sciences

The London Institute for Mathematical Sciences supports research in physics, mathematics and the theoretical sciences.

It gives scientists the freedom and support to do what they do best: make fundamental discoveries.

The London Institute houses LIMS Ventures, its startup incubator for bringing discoveries to market.

Science and business dinner

Business dinner

Our 2019 Science and Business Dinner focused on whether innovation can have a strategy and climate change as a collective action problem.

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Research interests

Research interests

By tracking our papers’ tags in real time, our new research page gives a comprehensive overview of what we’re working on and what’s new.

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Times Higher Education


In the Times Higher Education magazine, the London Institute argues that “We need to challenge the university monopoly on research”.

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Becoming an IRO

Becoming an IRO

The London Institute has been awarded Independent Research Organization status, meaning it can now compete for £7bn of annual state funding.

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Where we publish

Classical and Quantum Gravity
Discrete Mathematics
Journal of Physics A
Journal of Statistical Physics
MIT Sloan Management Review
Nature Communications
Nature Physics
New Journal of Physics
Nature Quantum Information
Science Advances
Physical Review B
Physical Review E
Physical Review Letters
Physical Review Materials
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Proceedings of the Royal Society A
Research Policy
Journal of Chemical Physics
Transactions of the American Mathematical Society

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