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 27 October 2016
Gresham College, Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn, London EC1N 2HH
Sat 3 December 2016
Birmingham and Midlands Institute, Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BS
Sat 18 February 2017

From our Twitter feed

October 25
Galois (1811-1832) made important contributions to group theory and Galois theory, born 25 Oct https://t.co/Hx62NQIhMU
October 24
Edmund Whittaker (1873-1956) worked in numerical analysis, born 24 Oct https://t.co/5Jo4Sqzd1m
October 23
David Kendall (1918-2007) was a leading world authority on applied probability and data analysis, died 23 Oct https://t.co/kimNO03kPu
October 22
Joachim Jungius (1587-1657), "one of the first to use exponents to represent powers", born on 22 Oct https://t.co/hKMCPq73UA
October 21
Martin Gardner (1914-2010), "the most famous modern writer of mathematical puzzles in the world", born on 21 Oct https://t.co/Ab1CR8DexN