Frances Kirwan named President Designate of the London Mathematical Society

<p> Professor Frances Kirwan, FRS, has been named as President Designate of the London Mathematical Society. When she takes over from the current President, Professor Peter Goddard, in November, she will be the second youngest holder of the office in the Society's history. She will be third Oxford President in recent years (Professor Nigel Hitchin held the presidency from 1994 to 1996; Professor John Ball from 1996 to 1998). </p>