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 exists:

  • to promote and encourage research in the history of mathematics and the dissemination of the results of such research;
  • to promote and develop for the public benefit, awareness, knowledge, study and teaching of the history of mathematics;
  • to promote the use of the history of mathematics at all levels in mathematics education in order to enhance the teaching of mathematics for the public benefit.

Upcoming Events

Sat 5th December 2015
Birmingham and Midland Institute, Birmingham
Sat 27th February 2016
Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College, Oxford

From our Twitter feed

December 1
Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky (1792-1856) published first account of non-Euclidean geometry in print, born 1 Dec https://t.co/mIEi30muox
November 30
Bonaventura Cavalieri (1598-1647) developed a method of indivisibles, a factor in integral calculus, died 30 Nov https://t.co/maLM9nvsZg
November 29
Mary Fairfax Greig Somerville (1780-1872) worked on astronomy, supported women's education & suffrage, died 29 Nov https://t.co/r7yUm4pyIv
November 28
Eduard Helly (1884-1943) worked on functional analysis, died 28 Nov https://t.co/zOkH5QdKvw
November 27
J. Ernest Wilkins, Jr. (1923-2011) worked in nuclear physics, & to recruit minority groups to science, born 27 Nov https://t.co/qQWLMf1ROp