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 22 June 2019
Rewley House, Oxford
Thu 1 August 2019 to Fri 2 August 2019
Maynooth University
Sun 15 September 2019 to Wed 18 September 2019
Pembroke College, Cambridge

From our Twitter feed

May 25
Gemma Frisius (1508-1555) applied mathematics to geography, astronomy and map making, died 25 May https://t.co/rNkoc0V9D9
May 24
William Whewell (1794-1866) known for work on the history & philosophy of science & moral philosophy, born 24 May https://t.co/rUTuX1lsEV
May 23
Edward Lorenz (1917-2008), pioneer of chaos theory, born 23 May https://t.co/N7ctibYgvx https://t.co/LGVIP4d9pc
May 22
Irmgard Flügge-Lotz (1903-1974) worked on numerical methods for solving differential equations, especially in fluid… https://t.co/nZFfJ0Sidu
May 21
Édouard Goursat (1858-1936) whose Cours d'analyse mathématique is a classic for study of analysis, born 21 May https://t.co/rScAOHyJiG