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 2 July 2022
Concorde Centre, Manchester Airport
Fri 16 September 2022
London Mathematical Society, De Morgan House, and Online

Announcements & Blogs

From our Twitter feed

July 1
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (1646-1716) one inventor of the Calculus, invented the Stepped Reckoner, born 1 Jul https://t.co/RicFzps9Uk
June 30
William Oughtred (1574-1660) invented early slide rule & many new symbols incl. × for multiplication, died 30 Jun https://t.co/qOr8QFGL3P
June 29
Prasanta Mahalanobis (1893-1972) made important contributions to statistics and to its application in meteorology a… https://t.co/kdDyZlyU9H
June 29
RT : Photographie de la classe de mathématiques de Helen Shafer au Wellesley College (Massachusetts) en 1886. Remarquez… https://t.co/pSVQCsyYj5
June 29
RT : Fellowship alumnus interviewed physicist Jim Al-Khalili to discuss the joy of scientifi… https://t.co/jPHAtqL9sU