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 16 May 2020
Birkbeck College, London
Mon 6 July 2020 to Wed 8 July 2020
University of St Andrews
Sat 12 September 2020
Concorde Centre, Manchester Airport

From our Twitter feed

April 9
William of Ockham (1288-1348), "It is vain to do with more what can be done with less", died 9 Apr https://t.co/CkwW8NXRDa
April 8
RT : There's a biography of him in MacTutor https://t.co/nV5SoQEyJH
April 8
RT : President 001 of the 1964-1966 - Sir James Lighthill. He specialised in fluid dynamics, early work inclu… https://t.co/LLftoWydkI
April 8
Marshall Stone (1903-1989), known for a theorem on uniform approx. of continuous functions by polynomials, 8 Apr https://t.co/I0PyxekYXA
April 7
Paul du Bois-Reymond (1831-1889) gave continuous function whose Fourier series diverges at every point, died 7 Apr https://t.co/80Tql6yBaN