The 2018 BSHM Undergraduate Essay Prize is open for entries, with a closing date of 21st June 2018.

The BSHM is pleased to announce the results of the 2017 Neumann Prize


Jimmy Soni & Rob Goodman A Mind at Play (Simon & Schuster, 2017)

We are pleased to announce that  Benjamin Wardhaugh has become the new editor of the BSHM Bulletin. Benjamin has published widely in the history of mathematics.

Nominations for the 2017 BSHM Neumann Prize are invited from individuals and publishers.  Nominations should be sent to the chair of the judging panel, June Barrow-Green, at

We are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2016-17 essay prize is Eli Hymson of the University of Exeter for an essay entitled The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Foundationless Mathematics.

We are pleased to announce that the winners of  this year's competition are:

The estate of the late Professor Ivor Grattan-Guinness has established a limited number of career development grants to assist scholars in the early stages of their research careers in the fields of the history and philosophy of mathematics and logic as well as in the history

At no extra charge, BSHM members can get online access to the Journal.

This allows members to:

On 13-14 October 2017 the universities of Dundee and St Andrews will be holding a multi-disciplinary conference to celebrate 100 years since the publication of D’Arcy Thompson’s landmark book On Growth and Form – which pioneered the science of biomathematics.

"Chalkdust" the exciting twice-yearly online maths magazine has just published Issue 05.  Edited by PhD students at UCL, but with many non-UCL contributions. (Hardcopy & pdf download of the hardcopy edition also available).

BSHM has collaborated with our Portuguese counterparts to develop a website devoted to postage stamps with mathematical content.  The front pages have been modified to make access easier and the site will now be launched widely.  The huge majority of these images come from em

On their latest CD release, the Choir of The Queen’s College, Oxford plunges into a world of ‘revelation’, both divine revelation and revelatory visions of earth and heaven. The bulk of the pieces on the recording are inspired by the extraordinary visions of St John, the writ