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
Queens 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

December 13
George Pólya (1887-1985) worked in probabilty, analysis, number theory, geometry, combinatorics & physics, born 13… https://t.co/VxIZU4dgUA
December 12
Ludwig Sylow (1832-1918) a high school teacher who proved "profound result" in theory of finite groups, born 12 Dec https://t.co/CRlwkaOiwg
December 11
well done Peter Ransom!! https://t.co/R1nPDzlO2O
December 11
RT : Something that Kepler realised and wrote in a little treatise on snowflakes, a present to his friend, for a New Yea… https://t.co/xFXTixUrLU
December 11
RT : A google books preview let's you have a peak into the book - presents that mathematics gives us to meditate upon https://t.co/8VHoL6dCop