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

Sat 25 February 2017
The Shulman Auditorium, the Queen's College, Oxford
Thu 6 April 2017 to Fri 7 April 2017
Priory Street Centre, York

From our Twitter feed

February 25
Maria Winckelmann (1670-1720), the first woman to discover a comet, born 25 Feb https://t.co/HFpUCzVM1R
February 25
RT : With Sarah Hart's help, we put up a plaque to mark the location of Hardy Ramanujan 1,729 conversation… https://t.co/sVD6PpIhXr
February 24
A New Heaven - Choir of the Queen's College CD release, in memory of maths historian Jackie Stedall. Pre-order now https://t.co/DsEirhXukw
February 24
Claude Shannon (1916-2001) founded the subject of information theory, died 24 Feb https://t.co/9AZhGlgv06
February 23
Jean-Baptiste Morin (1583-1656) attempted to solve the longitude problem using lunar observations, born 23 Feb https://t.co/9LRhzipqWR