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;
  • supports teachers and lecturers at all levels of mathematics education to incorperate the history of mathematics into their teaching, enriching their students' experience.

Upcoming Events

Sat 17 February 2018
Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College, Oxford
Wed 21 March 2018 to Thu 22 March 2018
Oxford, Mathematical Institute
Sat 19 May 2018
Birkbeck, London

From our Twitter feed

December 10
Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) worked on Babbage's analytic engine & described how it could be programmed, born 10 Dec https://t.co/0JZZCMs37i
December 9
Grace Hopper (1906-1992) pioneer in the development of the electronic computer, born 9 Dec https://t.co/pI3l7XGjWs
December 8
Pafnuty Chebyshev (1821-1894) worked in number theory and mechanics, died 8 Dec https://t.co/a9J28r9OQh
December 7
Luigi Cremona (1830-1903) originator of graphical statics, born 7 Dec https://t.co/ybNTkNEAZ0
December 6
Walther von Dyck (1856-1934) worked in function theory, group theory, topology and potential theory, born 6 Dec https://t.co/yeVvz8XDyF