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 18 May 2019
Birkbeck College, London
Sat 22 June 2019
Rewley House, Oxford
Thu 1 August 2019 to Fri 2 August 2019
Maynooth University

From our Twitter feed

April 19
Michael Stifel (1487-1567) worked in proto-logarithms independently of Napier, died 19 Apr https://t.co/Ir3Bv3JokQ
April 18
Lars Ahlfors (1907-1996) worked in Complex Analysis, was one of the first recipients of a Fields Medal, born 18 Apr https://t.co/gZVzcOBVNQ
April 17
Thomas Bayes (1702-1761), of Bayes' theorem & Bayesian probability, died 17 Apr https://t.co/VsIVDZV3LD
April 16
Gotthold Eisenstein (1823-1852) worked in number theory and analysis, born 16 Apr https://t.co/2JQYwPWbv1
April 15
Leonhard Euler (1707-1783) made enormous contibutions to a wide range of mathematics and physics, born 15 Apr https://t.co/LqryXhTlcL