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 8 December 2018
Midlands Institute, Birmingham.
Sat 23 February 2019
Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College, Oxford

From our Twitter feed

November 20
Edwin Hubble (1889-1953), influential astronomer, born 20 Nov https://t.co/v4vv6XSHZx
November 19
RT : The numbers controversy | In the aftermath of World War I, the wounds in Europe were still open and mathematicians… https://t.co/9uT6bMQCAk
November 19
Heinz Hopf (1894-1971) worked in algebraic topology, defined Hopf invariant, born 19 Nov https://t.co/MPdoO3E9Rf
November 18
Albert Wangerin (1844-1933) worked on potential theory, spherical functions and differential geometry, born 18 Nov https://t.co/u8PkOUBxgq
November 17
August Möbius (1790-1868) worked in topology, known the for Möbius strip, born 17 Nov https://t.co/giVM5uOXUA