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Summer Research Programmes


Organisations and other university departments / labs looking to engage a student with a background in mathematics can submit their projects to CMP.

We hope you will find all the information you need about the programme in our webpages below.  If you have any additional questions, or would like to speak with us about a potential project, please write to us at

Read more at: About CMP

About CMP

CMP provides opportunities for students in mathematics to find summer research placements in industry, the public sector, and other University departments.

Read more at: Benefits for Hosts

Benefits for Hosts

  • Direct engagement with Cambridge Mathematics Master’s and undergraduate students
  • Involvement with a growing knowledge exchange community
  • Progression of research objectives

Read more at: CMP: How it Works

CMP: How it Works

Information for new and returning CMP project hosts on how the programme works.

Read more at: CMP Project Proposal Form

CMP Project Proposal Form

Register your interest in having a student by proposing one or a number of projects using the Project Proposal webform.

Read more at: What makes a good CMP project?

What makes a good CMP project?

Advice from the CMP directors on the ingredients for a successful CMP project.

Read more at: Funding the Project

Funding the Project

All students undertaking CMP summer projects must be paid.  This page provides further information for both academic and industrial hosts regarding student employment and payments.

Read more at: Supporters Club

Supporters Club

Organisations that would like to further contribute to the development of the programme and help us to support students undertaking projects within the university are warmly invited to join the Supporters Club.

Read more at: History of CMP

History of CMP

Find out how the Cambridge Mathematics Placement (CMP) programme got started.