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

Sat 29 February 2020
Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College, Oxford
Sat 16 May 2020
Birkbeck College, London
Mon 6 July 2020 to Wed 8 July 2020
University of St Andrews

From our Twitter feed

January 19
Frank Ramsey (1903-1930) known for his eponymous theory in combinatorics, died 19 Jan https://t.co/ZjV0I0XDlN
January 18
Charles Dupin (1784-1873) made contributions to differential geometry, invented the 'Dupin indicatrix', died 18 Jan https://t.co/bL61hyFAsX
January 17
Galton Board explanation and history https://t.co/4RKtBLCwpw
January 17
Francis Galton (1822-1911) worked on statistical correlation and regression, died 17 Jan https://t.co/capCjWNunD
January 16
Thomas Clausen (1801-1885) worked on pure mathematics, applied mathematics, astronomy and geophysics, born 16 Jan https://t.co/lywN57pLHd