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 exists:

  • to promote and encourage research in the history of mathematics and the dissemination of the results of such research;
  • to promote and develop for the public benefit, awareness, knowledge, study and teaching of the history of mathematics;
  • to promote the use of the history of mathematics at all levels in mathematics education in order to enhance the teaching of mathematics for the public benefit.

Upcoming Events

Sat 18 February 2017
The Old Museum Building, 7 College Square North, Belfast BT1 6AR
Sat 25 February 2017
The Queen's College, Oxford
Thu 6 April 2017 to Fri 7 April 2017
Priory Street Centre, York

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/a9J28rrpHP
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