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

Sat 29 February 2020
Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College, Oxford
Sat 16 May 2020
Birkbeck College, London
Mon 6 July 2020 to Wed 8 July 2020
University of St Andrews

From our Twitter feed

January 27
Balthasar van der Pol (1889-1959) worked in pure & applied mathematics, radio & electrical engineering; born 27 Jan https://t.co/XdeHjtrSos
January 26
Henry Briggs (1561-1630) "the man most responsible for scientists' acceptance of logarithms", died 26 Jan https://t.co/6Kf1cJY26t
January 25
Joseph-Louis Lagrange (1736-1813) worked in analysis, number theory, analytical & celestial mechanics, born 25 Jan https://t.co/nuQ56Ri35L