Institute for Mathematical Innovation

National and international visitor programme


Apply for IMI Senior Academic Visitor funding

IMI hosts a programme of research visits from leading national and international researchers. We can support 5 senior academic visitors a year with a maximum of £6,000 per visit for travel and subsistence.

Visits may last from a week up to six months and will contribute to IMI through:

  • research collaborations, including the development of joint funding proposals
  • teaching, through seminars and short lecture courses (notably to SAMBa students), and, a general academic seminar program
  • contributing to the vitality of the university‘s academic life


How to apply

To apply, simply fill out the short application form and email it, along with a CV to

All applications must be received at least two months before the start date of the proposed visit.

For your application to be considered at the next IMI Research Panel meeting, please send it to us by Wednesday 27 September 2017.

If you would like to discuss your application or any part of the application process before applying, please email us at or call us on +44 (0)1225 383404.


Nominate your IMI Global Chair candidate

The Global Chairs visiting professorship scheme attracts distinguished, globally renowned scholars to engage in a programme of high-profile research activity at the University of Bath.

Global Chairs are nominated by a member of staff at the University of Bath, who acts as host during the visit. Visits last for 2-3 months in total, but this can be split into separate periods. Global Chairs will give a Public Lecture, as well as a number of research seminars or similar activities.

Please get in touch to discuss your ideas for Global Chair nominees - or visit the Global Chairs web page for further information about the scheme and nomination procedure.