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

Mon 29 May 2017
Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG
Sat 24 June 2017
Rewley House, Oxford.

From our Twitter feed

May 24
William Whewell (1794-1866) known for work on the history & philosophy of science & moral philosophy, born 24 May https://t.co/GRyIUbT5IR
May 23
Edward Lorenz (1917-2008), pioneer of chaos theory, born 23 May https://t.co/EetlNn1Nny https://t.co/boM8c1vfQX
May 22
Irmgard Flugge-Lotz (1903-1974) worked on numerical methods for solving diff eqns esp in fluids, died 22 May https://t.co/sv7ZsljCI7
May 21
Edouard Goursat (1858-1936) whose Cours d'analyse mathematique is a classic for study of analysis, born 21 May https://t.co/p9Y0o0fRve
May 20
Henry Seely White (1861-1943), who worked in various aspects of geometry, was born & died on 20 May https://t.co/36Vh1HoZi2