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 exists:

  • to promote and encourage research in the history of mathematics and the dissemination of the results of such research;
  • to promote and develop for the public benefit, awareness, knowledge, study and teaching of the history of mathematics;
  • to promote the use of the history of mathematics at all levels in mathematics education in order to enhance the teaching of mathematics for the public benefit.

Upcoming Events

Wed 5th August 2015 to Sat 8th August 2015
Washington, DC, USA
Fri 18th September 2015 to Sun 20th September 2015
University of Birmingham

From our Twitter feed

July 30
Julia Robinson (1919-1985) worked computability, decision problems & non-standard models of arithmetic, died 30 Jul http://t.co/YnwOhvOFb9
July 29
Walter Feit (1930-2004) Jointly proved one of the most important theorems about finite simple groups, died 29 Jul http://t.co/DsJC8DHHlr
July 28
Gaspard Monge (1746-1818) is considered the father of differential geometry, died 28 Jul http://t.co/OtZ7fMuUiM
July 27
Pierre-Louis Maupertuis (1698-1759) formulated the principle of least action, died 27 Jul http://t.co/E8JCZlc1al
July 26
Zhao Youqin (1271-about1335) worked in astronomy, maths & physics, with particular skills in optics, born 26 Jul http://t.co/GFT9fzloVJ