HiMEd Awards Application Information

HiMEd Awards Application Information

How to apply for the HiMEd Awards

Applications for 2023-24 are now open, the closing date for applications is the 18th August 2023. 

Send a short CV and covering letter to the BSHM Education Secretary, Ciarán Mac an Bhaird, at Ciaran.MacanBhaird@mu.ie, 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 September to 31 August, 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.