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
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)

From our Twitter feed

July 27
Pierre-Louis Maupertuis (1698-1759) formulated the principle of least action, died 27 Jul https://t.co/E8JCZlc1al
July 26
Zhao Youqin (1271-about1335) worked in astronomy, maths & physics, with particular skills in optics, born 26 Jul https://t.co/GFT9fzloVJ
July 25
Johann Benedict Listing (1808-1882) wrote one of the earliest texts on Topology, born 25 Jul https://t.co/1JuPOzOU9v
July 24
Emile Picard (1856-1941) worked in algebraic geometry as well as elasticity, heat and electricity, born 24 Jul https://t.co/XNIqFl02du