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 incorporate the history of mathematics into their teaching, enriching their students' experience.

Upcoming Events

Wed 24 October 2018
Room 745, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX
Wed 24 October 2018
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)

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/sZJVcqwibC
October 19
Egnatio Danti (1536-1586) made contributions to architecture, geography and astronomy, died 19 Oct https://t.co/SI38NvtUW6
October 18
Alexander Wilson (1714-1786) published observations on sunspots, died 18 Oct https://t.co/UhZuoeNAX2
October 17
Jacques Hadamard (1865-1963) proved the prime number theorem, born 17 Oct https://t.co/6T3iGIkrX0
October 16
William Gosset (1876-1937) did important work in statistics, including inventing the t-test, died 16 Oct https://t.co/ggjKdHxzzy