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; and
  • 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 23 June 2018
Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JA
Wed 24 October 2018
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)

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