Strength in


A Graduate Workshop in Number Theory and Related Areas

May 11-12, 2018

Queen's University, Kingston, Canada.


Strength in Numbers was a two-day workshop focusing on number theory and related areas, aimed primarily at graduate students. Participation was open to all students and postdocs interested in these topics. We especially encouraged applications from mathematicians from underrepresented groups.

Dates: May 11-12, 2018

Venue: Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

We look forward to hearing constructive feedback ( here ) from you!

These are the group pictures of Strength in Numbers.

Expository Talks

Each morning session will begin with two lectures by senior speakers, which will be accessible to graduate students in early years.

Special Presentation

A novel feature of this workshop is a presentation by Professor Erin Maloney, a psychologist specializing in math education, math research and surrounding problems. Math anxiety, stereotype threat and impostor syndrome are just a few of these issues. The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion on Saturday.

Talks by Participants

Junior participants are invited to give short talks, on a topic of their choice. See the list of speakers.


The invited speakers will lead a panel on professional development. The participants are encouraged to ask questions, share their experiences and seek advice during this session. Registered participants can now submit their questions aimed at the panel members, ahead of time, via this online form with the option of anonymous submissions.