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;
  • supports teachers and lecturers at all levels of mathematics education to incorperate the history of mathematics into their teaching, enriching their students' experience.

Upcoming Events

Sat 14 October 2017
Parliament Hall, South St, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9JU
Wed 25 October 2017
Room 745, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX
Wed 25 October 2017
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)

From our Twitter feed

September 25
George Salmon (1819-1904) made discoveries about ruled surfaces and other surfaces, born 25 Sep https://t.co/yLizXLASmi
September 24
Girolamo Cardano (1501-1576) worked in algebra & one of the founders of modern probability, born 24 Sep https://t.co/42wcAJXySt
September 23
Urbain Le Verrier (1811-1877) worked on calculations which led to the discovery of Neptune, died 23 Sep https://t.co/t97j5a7yQq
September 22
Vincenzo Viviani (1622-1703) worked on the geometry of the cycloid, died 22 Sep https://t.co/yX4K3pXNuX
September 21
Chrystal Macmillan (1872-1937) 1st female maths graduate from Edinburgh, active in Women's Suffrage, died 21 Sep https://t.co/2h5hzwmB1g