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

Sat 3 December 2016
Birmingham and Midlands Institute, Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BS
Sat 18 February 2017
Sat 25 February 2017

From our Twitter feed

October 28
John Wallis (1616-1703) worked on indivisibles, interpolation & integrals, died 28 Oct https://t.co/tDRqe8HbRG
October 27
Ulugh Beg (1393-1449) did important early work on trigonometry, died 27 Oct https://t.co/hu1zZbxTwT
October 26
Frobenius (1849-1917) combined results from algebraic equations, geometry, and number theory, born 26 Oct https://t.co/GP31gpcikS
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