Announcements

On 13-14 October 2017 the universities of Dundee and St Andrews will be holding a multi-disciplinary conference to celebrate 100 years since the publication of D’Arcy Thompson’s landmark book On Growth and Form – which pioneered the science of biomathematics.

"Chalkdust" the exciting twice-yearly online maths magazine has just published Issue 05.  Edited by PhD students at UCL, but with many non-UCL contributions. (Hardcopy & pdf download of the hardcopy edition also available).

BSHM has collaborated with our Portuguese counterparts to develop a website devoted to postage stamps with mathematical content.  The front pages have been modified to make access easier and the site will now be launched widely.  The huge majority of these images come from em

On their latest CD release, the Choir of The Queen’s College, Oxford plunges into a world of ‘revelation’, both divine revelation and revelatory visions of earth and heaven. The bulk of the pieces on the recording are inspired by the extraordinary visions of St John, the writ

We are delighted to announce that the first recipient of a Grattan-Guinness Archival Travel Grant is Dr. Davide Crippa, for a project on the role of tractional motion in the history, didactics and foundations of calculus.

The estate of the late Professor Ivor Grattan-Guinness has established a limited number of career development grants to assist scholars in the early stages of their research careers in the fields of the history and philosophy of mathematics and logic as well as in the history

The BSHM is pleased to announce that the winners of the 2015/16 BSHM undergraduate essay prize are Michael Seal (London School of Economics) for an essay entitled Was there a Revolution in Analysis in the Early 19th Century?

Approximation Theory is a branch of mathematics that may not be familiar to all, but has contributions from many great mathematicians.

"Chalkdust" the exciting online maths magazine has hit the web with issue 03.   http://chalkdustmagazine.com/  Edited by PhD students at UCL, it has surpassed the excellent standards it set last year with issues 01 & 02. 

BSHM has collaborated with our Portuguese counterparts in the development of a website devoted to postage stamps with mathematical content.  The huge majority of these images come from emeritus President Robin Wilson’s personal collection.  Whereas the site is still ‘work in

BSHM is pleased to announce that the winner of the Neumann prize for 2015 is Sydney Padua for her book The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage.  Her prize will be presented at the Research in Progress meeting on Saturday 27th February 2016.

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