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 27 February 2021
Thu 29 April 2021 to Fri 30 April 2021
Online, details to follow
Sat 15 May 2021

From our Twitter feed

January 17
Francis Galton (1822-1911) worked on statistical correlation and regression, died 17 Jan https://t.co/capCjWNunD
January 16
Thomas Clausen (1801-1885) worked on pure mathematics, applied mathematics, astronomy and geophysics, born 16 Jan https://t.co/lywN57pLHd
January 15
RT : Sofia's sister, Anna Korvin-Krukovskaya was an extraordinary woman too - a friend of Marx, girlfriend of Dostoyevsk… https://t.co/6HTQ6WqXVF
January 15
Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850-1891) "made valuable contributions to the theory of differential equations", born 15 Jan https://t.co/xZUW4sxFOK
January 14
Charles Dodgson (1832-1898) aka Lewis Carroll, was a mathematics lecturer and author, died 14 Jan https://t.co/SCn5loW979