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

Wed 5th August 2015 to Sat 8th August 2015
Washington, DC, USA
Fri 18th September 2015 to Sun 20th September 2015
University of Birmingham

From our Twitter feed

July 7
Gosta Mittag-Leffler (1846-1927) worked on the general theory of functions, died 7 Jul http://t.co/SCs5I02doC
July 6
Alfred Kempe (1849-1922) found a false proof of 4 colour thm that was the basis for the eventual proof, born 6 Jul http://t.co/GTywrWSRJH
July 5
Henry Scheffe (1907-1977) worked in statistics on linear models, analysis of variance and nonparametrics, died 5 Jul http://t.co/q9Arhs0vtV
July 4
Peter Guthrie Tait (1831-1901) worked on mathematical physics and knots, died 4 Jul http://t.co/9CX4EpQHyg
July 3
Henry Frederick Baker (1866-1956) worked on geometry and analysis, born 3 Jul http://t.co/mcWWVXLAUa