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 18 May 2019
Birkbeck College, London
Sat 22 June 2019
Rewley House, Oxford
Thu 1 August 2019 to Fri 2 August 2019
Maynooth University

From our Twitter feed

March 23
Pierre-Simon Laplace (1749-1827) worked in astronomy, analysis & probability, born 23 Mar https://t.co/G27D1hJnop
March 22
RT : The BSHM and + School Prize is now open for submissions!! Encourage all your students aged 11-18 to vi… https://t.co/WDvmMIFBaT
March 22
RT : The BSHM Undergraduate Prize is now open for submission! If you are registered as an undergraduate student anywhere… https://t.co/wVQLeCtGVP
March 22
Irving Kaplansky (1917-2006) made major contributions to ring theory, group theory and field theory, born 22 Mar https://t.co/6dJCG8iicK
March 21
Joseph Fourier (1768-1830) solved heat diffusion PDE using an infinite series of trig functions, born 21 Mar https://t.co/4ncWB1Y5y9