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 12
George Birkhoff (1884-1944), worked on a wide range of mathematics, known for the Ergodic Theorem, died 12 Nov https://t.co/38DwP9q2un
November 11
Jacques Bertillon (1851-1922) applied statistics to social sciences, born 11 Nov https://t.co/ouiWOqXMTp
November 10
Elwin Christoffel (1829-1900) worked in mathematical analysis, incl. the Christoffel reduction theorem, born 10 Nov https://t.co/oigzuIwvSn
November 9
Hermann Weyl (1885-1955) worked in number theory, group theory, foundations, geometry & physics, born 9 Nov https://t.co/BqHaTOaVcG
November 8
Edmond Halley (1656-1742) worked on planetary motion and calculated the orbit of Halley's comet, born 8 Nov https://t.co/n9lc9huP12