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 17 February 2018
Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College, Oxford
Sat 24 February 2018
The Old Museum, Belfast
Wed 21 March 2018 to Thu 22 March 2018
Oxford, Mathematical Institute

From our Twitter feed

January 19
Frank Ramsey (1903-1930) known for his eponymous theory in combinatorics, died 19 Jan https://t.co/sEvswh3nvw
January 18
Charles Dupin (1784-1873) made contributions to differential geometry, invented the 'Dupin indicatrix', died 18 Jan https://t.co/kLG4ll0mgu
January 17
Francis Galton (1822-1911) worked on statistical correlation and regression, died 17 Jan https://t.co/WfVo0ONOOr
January 16
Thomas Clausen (1801-1885) worked on pure mathematics, applied mathematics, astronomy and geophysics, born 16 Jan https://t.co/3JLlkDxt8J
January 15
Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850-1891) "made valuable contributions to the theory of differential equations", born 15 Jan https://t.co/0Ji4rEptqK