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

June 28
Henri Leon Lebesgue (1875-1941) formulated the theory of measure, generalised Riemann integral, born 28 Jun https://t.co/uzTntlovG3
June 27
Student of De Morgan's drawing of one of his lectures. University College London archives. https://t.co/EPUbyabUWr
June 27
Augustus De Morgan (1806-1871)  1st LMS president, defined & introduced term 'mathematical induction', born 27 Jun https://t.co/w7vAFdsWdf
June 26
William Thomson (Lord Kelvin) (1824-1907) contributions incl. electricity, magnetism & thermodynamics, born 26 Jun https://t.co/Qq8JBI7UWN
June 25
Cornelius Lanczos (1893-1974) worked on relativity & math. physics, invented Fast Fourier Transform, died 25 Jun https://t.co/Yy4vzTsbCM