By joining the MA, you will be joining a community that has a love of maths and maths teaching at its heart. You will also be able to add your voice to an association that already plays an important part in forming opinions about maths and maths education.
Whether you are a maths teacher, an academic mathematician, or just somebody who loves maths, the MA will welcome you as a member.
As a member, you will get:
Our termly newsletter and a monthly e-newsletter
Subscription to our journals (you can choose which of our journals you would like to receive)
A discount rate for our prestigious annual conference, as well as our regional one-day professional development events.
30% discount on our publications
The opportunity to work in small groups investigating specific aspects of mathematics or teaching, often resulting in the production of teaching publications.
Access to the Association's prestigious library.
You can choose to be either an institutional member or a personal member.
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People often ask why they should join a professional association; what do they get out of it? Well read here what being an active member of the MA has done for one teacher.
From time to time The Mathematical Association awards Honorary Memberships. This category of membership is awarded only by the Council. It might be conferred on any person who has made a distinguished contribution to mathematical education or who has provided outstanding service to the Association.
Current Honorary Members
Professor Adam McBride, awarded in 2018
Professor John Horton Conway, awarded in 2017
Professor Hugh Burkhardt, awareded in 2017
Dr Simon Lehna Singh, awarded in 2016
Professor Dame Celia Hoyles, awarded in 2016
Professor Ian Nicholas Stewart, awarded in 2014
Professor Margaret L Brown, awarded in 2009 (Past President in 1990)
Professor A Geoffrey Howson, awarded in 2002 (Past President 1988)
Dr Trevor James Fletcher, awarded in 1985 AGM
Professor Sir Bryan Thwaites, awarded 1972 AGM
Past Honorary Members
In 1882 there were 12 Honorary Memberships awarded, the full list can be viewed here.