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

April 23
Max Planck (1858-1947) initiated study of quantum mechanics with research into black body radiation, born 23 Apr https://t.co/UUXhZbHM2y
April 22
Wilhelm Schickard (1592-1635), who invented a calculating machine before Pascal, born 22 Apr https://t.co/KTl1Uzhgvz
April 21
Michel Rolle (1652-1719), of Rolle's theorem, was born 21 Apr https://t.co/y4X5qlRVpj
April 20
Giuseppe Peano (1858-1932), made significant contributions to the development of symbolic logic, died 20 Apr https://t.co/EZw1712gsE
April 19
Programme for meeting on C L Dodgson (Lewis Carroll), 29 May in Oxford https://t.co/u2BFpzxksz