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;
  • supports teachers and lecturers at all levels of mathematics education to incorperate the history of mathematics into their teaching, enriching their students' experience.

Upcoming Events

Sat 17 February 2018
Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College, Oxford
Sat 24 February 2018
The Old Museum, Belfast
Wed 21 March 2018 to Thu 22 March 2018
Oxford, Mathematical Institute

From our Twitter feed

January 23
James Lighthill (1924-1998) founder & 1st President of the IMA, worked on aerodynamics, born 23 Jan https://t.co/FK1rBx1BeU
January 22
Harald Bohr (1887-1951), "only mathematician to win an Olympic medal", applied analysis to number thy, died 22 Jan https://t.co/UAaxLEkgD6
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/IuNM32rJrF