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 9 December 2023

Announcements & Blogs

Post date: Thu 2 March 2023 - 16.52

From our Twitter feed

March 20
RT : Ludwig Schläfli in 1895 in Berne, Switzerland, mentioned often in mathematics classrooms at universities to… https://t.co/wPffi7toKO
March 20
Ludwig Schläfli (1814-1895), best known for Schläfli symbols which are used to classify polyhedra, died 20 Mar https://t.co/HIh3Pfkxtk
March 19
Jacob Wolfowitz (1910-1981) worked on nonparametric statistical inference & sequential analysis, born 19 Mar https://t.co/LtjZNx1Llc
March 18
Christian Goldbach (1690-1764), famous for his conjecture that every even integer > 2 is a sum of two primes, born… https://t.co/geXcr1EIq8
March 17
RT : It's time again for the Schools Prize in the History of from Pupils h… https://t.co/bLhc0Fy0Cu