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 23 February 2019
Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College, Oxford
Sun 15 September 2019 to Wed 18 September 2019
Pembroke College, Cambridge

From our Twitter feed

December 11
Max Born (1882-1970) worked on quantum mechanics, solid-state physics and optics, born 11 Dec https://t.co/J8Hzu90JKU
December 10
Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) worked on Babbage's analytic engine & described how it could be programmed, born 10 Dec https://t.co/U6TO5HgiLA
December 9
Grace Hopper (1906-1992) pioneer in the development of the electronic computer, born 9 Dec https://t.co/dPZ0kLoU5b
December 8
Pafnuty Chebyshev (1821-1894) worked in number theory and mechanics, died 8 Dec https://t.co/ctp3NGgHlR
December 7
Luigi Cremona (1830-1903), originator of graphical statics, the study of forces in equilibrium, using graphical met… https://t.co/k7Wz1xfknR