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

Thu 6 April 2017 to Fri 7 April 2017
Priory Street Centre, York
Sat 24 June 2017
Rewley House, Oxford.

From our Twitter feed

March 25
Christopher Clavius (1538-1612), an astronomer who helped introduce the Gregorian calendar, born 25 Mar https://t.co/autrol1cRH
March 24
Marston Morse (1892-1977) worked on an area of differential topology now called Morse theory, born 24 Mar https://t.co/KohaWqSCdb
March 23
Pierre-Simon Laplace (1749-1827) worked in astronomy, analysis & probability, born 23 Mar https://t.co/4wMX6VJNcZ
March 22
Irving Kaplansky (1917-2006) made major contributions to ring theory, group theory and field theory, born 22 Mar https://t.co/ZhLhNydM8u
March 21
Joseph Fourier (1768-1830) solved heat diffusion PDE using an infinite series of trig functions, born 21 Mar https://t.co/1gyPv1oXrC