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

Thu 27 October 2016
Gresham College, Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn, London EC1N 2HH
Sat 3 December 2016
Birmingham and Midlands Institute, Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BS
Sat 18 February 2017

From our Twitter feed

October 20
Architect & mathematician Wren (1632-1723) was involved in rebuilding London after the Great Fire, born on 20 Oct https://t.co/erYUuPOZmz
October 19
Egnatio Danti (1536-1586) made contributions to architecture, geography and astronomy, died 19 Oct https://t.co/DEVcQIQI1X
October 18
Alexander Wilson (1714-1786) published observations on sunspots, died 18 Oct https://t.co/zvEMVrcAlI
October 17
Jacques Hadamard (1865-1963) proved the prime number theorem, born 17 Oct https://t.co/aL9sgSHLR4
October 16
William Gosset (1876-1937) did important work in statistics, including inventing the t-test, died 16 Oct https://t.co/ZHcw57yCwP