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Summer Research Programmes


Benefits for Hosts

Direct engagement with Cambridge Mathematics Master’s and undergraduate students

  • Pitch projects at the CMP seminar series and select students for summer placements
  • Hosts can propose both well-developed and speculative projects.

Involvement with a growing knowledge exchange community

  • Interact with a maths-focussed research community comprising the Mathematics Faculty, other departments, public sector organisations and industrial partners
  • Develop relationships that may lead to collaborations
  • Attend CMP Presentation Day to hear other host / student placement experiences and approaches
  • Participate in the CMP Annual General Meeting to review the programme and suggest improvements

Progression of research objectives

  • Projects tackle research challenges in a diverse range of areas, and provide new approaches to solving problems
  • Placements bridge gaps in mathematical expertise

Administrative support from CMP

  • For academic projects, the CMP Coordinator will take care of the administrative work associated with employing a student for a CMP project, including arranging payments.  Host departments will receive a single invoice for their contribution