Welcome to the British Society for the History of Mathematics

Welcome to the British Society for the History of Mathematics

The British Society for the History of Mathematics:

  • promotes and encourages research into the history of mathematics and the dissemination of the results of that research;
  • develops awareness of the history of mathematics for the public benefit; and
  • supports teachers and lecturers at all levels of mathematics education to incorporate the history of mathematics into their teaching, enriching their students' experience.

Upcoming Events

Wed 23 October 2019
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)
Sat 23 November 2019
Bodleian Library, Oxford
Sat 7 December 2019
University of Warwick

From our Twitter feed

October 17
Jacques Hadamard (1865-1963) proved the prime number theorem, born 17 Oct https://t.co/6T3iGI2R5s
October 16
William Gosset (1876-1937) did important work in statistics, including inventing the t-test, died 16 Oct https://t.co/ggjKdHxzzy
October 15
RT : A provisional programme for ‘The mathematical book trade in the early modern world’ workshop (19-20 December 2019 @… https://t.co/6jCeEkHhMs
October 15
RT : Schrödinger's equation is one of the most important in physics, but it's also very strange. Our introduction to it,… https://t.co/chMbwaypbU