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 incorperate the history of mathematics into their teaching, enriching their students' experience.

Upcoming Events

Wed 24 October 2018
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)
Sat 8 December 2018
Midlands Institute, Birmingham.

From our Twitter feed

August 20
Thomas Simpson (1710-1761) worked on interpolation and numerical methods of integration, born 20 Aug https://t.co/lp9vIyYrBZ
August 19
John Flamsteed (1646-1719), first Astronomer Royal, published accurate astronomical observations, born 19 Aug https://t.co/tMFrrV3xaF
August 18
Brook Taylor (1685-1731) known for Taylor series, discovered integration by parts, born 18 Aug https://t.co/DulBDges68
August 17
Cecilia Krieger (1894-1974), first woman awarded a Doctorate in mathematics in Canada, translated Sierpiński on top… https://t.co/mlxGtHqJvY
August 16
Jacob Bernoulli (1654-1705) worked on calculus, probability, and many other areas of mathematics, died 16 Aug https://t.co/nVj2NZAIEr