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 14 October 2017
Parliament Hall, South St, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9JU
Wed 25 October 2017
Room 745, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX
Wed 25 October 2017
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)

From our Twitter feed

September 21
Chrystal Macmillan (1872-1937) 1st female maths graduate from Edinburgh, active in Women's Suffrage, died 21 Sep https://t.co/2h5hzwmB1g
September 20
Moritz Pasch (1843-1930) found assumptions in Euclid that nobody had noticed before, died 20 Sep https://t.co/yzxufdld8I
September 19
Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis (1792-1843) remembered for the Coriolis force, died 19 Sep https://t.co/X6GgnCJ8uZ
September 18
Leon Foucault (1819-1868) invented a pendulum which demonstrates the rotation of the earth, born 18 Sep https://t.co/ZySoFs7ueN
September 17
Bernhard Riemann (1826-1866) whose geometry had a profound effect on modern physics, born 17 Sep https://t.co/yBb3fOWMVl