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

Thu 1 August 2019 to Fri 2 August 2019
Maynooth University
Sun 15 September 2019 to Wed 18 September 2019
Pembroke College, Cambridge
Wed 23 October 2019
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)

From our Twitter feed

July 15
Abū al-Wafā' (940-998) made astronomical observations, constructed trig tables, died 15 Jul https://t.co/M3a9KUFl6I
July 14
Richard von Mises (1883-1953) gave the first university course on powered flight, died 14th July https://t.co/PSkJFDUqyP
July 13
John Dee (1527-1609) worked on trigonometry, navigation, geography & astrology, born 13 Jul https://t.co/9kowj78syu
July 12
Richard Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983) best known for the invention of the geodesic dome, born 12 Jul https://t.co/3CNJC9snWI
July 11
Joseph Larmor (1857-1942) worked on electricity, dynamics and thermodynamics, born 11 Jul https://t.co/IFhxXFwuLt