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 February 2019
Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's College, Oxford
Sat 18 May 2019
Birkbeck College, London
Sat 22 June 2019
Rewley House, Oxford

From our Twitter feed

December 16
Johann Radon (1887-1956) worked on the calculus of variations, differential geometry & measure theory, born 16 Dec https://t.co/abNe5AcyR8
December 15
János Bolyai (1802-1860), prepared a treatise on a complete system of non-Euclidean geometry, born on 15th Dec https://t.co/DuIiU0T51b
December 14
Tycho Brahe (1546-1601) whose observations "led Kepler to his theories of the Solar system" born 14th Dec https://t.co/RdfQjHnKak
December 13
George Pólya (1887-1985) worked in probabilty, analysis, number theory, geometry, combinatorics & physics, born 13… https://t.co/X32Ij4i9wc
December 12
Ludwig Sylow (1832-1918) a high school teacher who proved "profound result" in theory of finite groups, born 12 Dec https://t.co/CRlwkaOiwg