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

Wed 24 October 2018
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)
Sat 8 December 2018
Midlands Institute, Birmingham.

From our Twitter feed

August 15
Edward Waring (1736-1798) worked on decomposing numbers into sums of powers & sums of primes, died 15 Aug https://t.co/4fCSWyuevl
August 14
Giovanni Benedetti (1530-1590) anticipated some of Galileo's work on free fall, born 14 Aug https://t.co/9oDCJ1FmCN
August 13
Erasmus Bartholin (1625-1698) wrote on geometry and discovered double refraction, born 13 Aug https://t.co/KQ1GfGORX8
August 12
Erwin Schrödinger (1887-1961) worked on quantum mechanics, born 12 Aug https://t.co/57xmNhD3ci
August 11
Enrico Betti (1823-1892) worked on algebra, topology and theoretical physics, died 11 Aug https://t.co/w4evU1LMlE