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

Upcoming Events

Sat 23 November 2019
Bodleian Library, Oxford
Sat 7 December 2019
University of Warwick
Sat 7 December 2019
Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL

From our Twitter feed

November 21
Francesco Tricomi (1897-1978) studied diff eqs later important in the theory of supersonic flight, died 21 Nov https://t.co/HfVXlxIk8A
November 20
Edwin Hubble (1889-1953), influential astronomer, born 20 Nov https://t.co/v4vv6XSHZx
November 19
Heinz Hopf (1894-1971) worked in algebraic topology, defined Hopf invariant, born 19 Nov https://t.co/MPdoO3E9Rf
November 18
Albert Wangerin (1844-1933) worked on potential theory, spherical functions and differential geometry, born 18 Nov https://t.co/u8PkOUBxgq
November 17
August Möbius (1790-1868) worked in topology, known the for Möbius strip, born 17 Nov https://t.co/giVM5uOXUA