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

Wed 25 October 2017
Room 745, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX
Wed 25 October 2017
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)
Sat 9 December 2017
Birmingham and Midlands Institute

From our Twitter feed

August 21
Augustin-Louis Cauchy (1789-1857) worked in analysis, and many areas of mathematics, born 21 Aug https://t.co/g6R8HGQ0K1
August 20
Thomas Simpson (1710-1761) worked on interpolation and numerical methods of integration, born 20 Aug https://t.co/ajgXICzqOG
August 19
John Flamsteed (1646-1719), first Astronomer Royal, published accurate astronomical observations, born 19 Aug https://t.co/KWk8ABFuos
August 18
Brook Taylor (1685-1731) known for Taylor series, discovered integration by parts, born 18 Aug https://t.co/V1OLvnRm7t
August 18
A sad story from the Fermat family in the link here, it seems Pierre de Fermat was not born on 17 Aug. Apologies! https://t.co/ACIe35jkIy