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

July 21
Jean Picard (1620-1682) increased the accuracy of astronomical observations, born 21 Jul https://t.co/f31yUx6fHU
July 20
John Playfair (1748-1819) worked on geology, physics and geometry, died 20 Jul https://t.co/EPjoWwKQYw
July 19
Egor Ivanovich Zolotarev (1847-1878) produced fundamental work on analysis and number theory, died 19 Jul https://t.co/w9hgbQvcI4
July 18
Hendrik Lorentz (1853-1928) worked on electromagnetic radiation & the electron, born 18 Jul https://t.co/ESFoVtZgac
July 17
Wilhelm Lexis (1837-1914) initiated the study of time series, born 17 Jul https://t.co/gpZfsDEo6v