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 incorperate the history of mathematics into their teaching, enriching their students' experience.

Upcoming Events

Sat 23 June 2018
Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JA
Wed 24 October 2018
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)

From our Twitter feed

June 22
Jamshid al-Kashi (1390-1450) published important teaching work, anticipated Stevin's work on decimals, died 22 Jun https://t.co/w23EGZZAG2
June 21
Simeon-Denis Poisson (1781-1840) worked on definite integrals and Fourier series, born 21 Jun https://t.co/zSv2QIrV4f
June 20
Alfred Loewy (1873-1935) worked on linear groups,algebraic theory of diff eqns & actuarial mathematics, born 20 Jun https://t.co/FYpDmOhLMT
June 19
Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) worked on conic section, projective geometry, probability & other areas, born 19 Jun https://t.co/UR2Nyt0tpt
June 18
Charles Weatherburn (1884-1974) worked on vector analysis and differential geometry, born 18 Jun https://t.co/k9UT1ZNM2p