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;
  • 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 25 October 2017
Room 745, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX
Wed 25 October 2017
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)
Sat 9 December 2017
Birmingham and Midlands Institute

From our Twitter feed

October 17
Jacques Hadamard (1865-1963) proved the prime number theorem, born 17 Oct https://t.co/aL9sgSHLR4
October 16
William Gosset (1876-1937) did important work in statistics, including inventing the t-test, died 16 Oct https://t.co/ZHcw57yCwP
October 15
Lodovico Ferrari (1522-1565) devised the solution of the quartic equation, died 15 Oct https://t.co/Q2X3Awl1vy
October 14
Robert Simson (1687-1768) best known for Simson line of a triangle, though not 1st discoverer. Born 14 Oct https://t.co/Rp7IySIsuW
October 13
Kurt Reidemeister (1893 - 1971) was "a pioneer of knot theory", born on 13 Oct https://t.co/SBz7f23ZOz