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

Fri 18th September 2015 to Sun 20th September 2015
University of Birmingham
Sat 5th December 2015
Birmingham and Midland Institute, Birmingham

From our Twitter feed

August 27
Mikhail Vashchenko-Zakharchenko (1825-1912) worked on diff eqns, probability & non-euclidean geometry, died 27 Aug http://t.co/LV3Am0K6Pl
August 26
Johann Lambert (1728-1777) first to provide a rigorous proof pi is irrational, born 26 Aug http://t.co/EiKuR080Zo
August 25
Michael Faraday (1791-1867) worked in electricity, founded the @rigb_science Christmas Lectures, died 25 Aug http://t.co/KRTWwt9PIr
August 24
Bartholomeo Pitiscus (1561-1613) coined the word trigonometry, born 24 Aug http://t.co/NMsTdwQWHC
August 23
Charles Coulomb (1736-1806) worked on applied mechanics, electricity and magnetism, died 23 Aug http://t.co/g8YQ8M1reE