HiMEd Awards Application Information

HiMEd Awards Application Information

How to apply for the HiMEd Awards

Applications for 2024-25 closed on the 12th of June, and the successful candidates will be announced shortly.

Applications will re-open next year and candidates will be expected to a short CV and covering letter to the Education Secretary Ciarán Mac an Bhaird, indicating:

  • why you wish to become a HiMEd Award holder; 
  •  the topics in the history of mathematics which you would like to cover; 
  • any previous experience;
  • which age groups your talks would be suitable for;
  • the geographical range you are willing/able to travel to.

The combined CV and covering letter should be no more than four A4 pages


  1. 1.     Lectureships are held from 1 July to 30 June, renewable for up to five years.
  2. 2.     The BSHM does not cover travel or other costs, as it is assumed that the schools or other venues issuing the invitation will cover these. 
  3. 3.     Lecturers are asked to give a short report each year to Council summarising the number and location of talks given, and digital resources produced. 
  4. 4.     Appointees should be resident in the UK or Ireland. 
  5. 5.     If you have any queries, please contact the Education Secretary Ciarán Mac an Bhaird