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 18 February 2017
The Old Museum Building, 7 College Square North, Belfast BT1 6AR
Sat 25 February 2017
The Queen's College, Oxford
Thu 6 April 2017 to Fri 7 April 2017
Priory Street Centre, York

From our Twitter feed

January 21
John Couch Adams (1819-1892), the first person to predict the position of a planet beyond Uranus, died 21 Jan https://t.co/sRxiOjj3in
January 20
André-Marie Ampère (1775-1836) made fundamental contributions to the theory of Electricity & magnetism; born 20 Jan https://t.co/IuNM32a835
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