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General Information

Background

MIMS activities began in early 2004. The two Departments of Mathematics in the former Victoria University of Manchester and UMIST had begun planning the joint formation of a research institute in 2001. The creation of the new University of Manchester in October 2004, with a School of Mathematics of approximately 75 permanent academic staff, provided the final impetus to bring the institute to fruition.

Facilities

MIMS is located within the School of Mathematics in the purpose-designed Alan Turing Building, situated centrally on campus. MIMS has dedicated research space within the building, including a large seminar room, meeting rooms, office space for short and long-term visitors, a research library, and computing facilities, and it also houses the School Common Room. It therefore has the facilities to host meetings ranging from small workshops to medium-sized conferences.

Aims

Activities

MIMS is supported by internal University funds combined with funding from external sources. Activities include:

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