Announcements

The BSHM has introduced a small grants scheme to encourage the study of the history of mathematics.

The School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of St Andrews invites applications to its new 2-3 month Non-Stipendiary Visiting Fellowship scheme for the academic year 2018-19.

The 2018 BSHM Undergraduate Essay Prize is open for entries, with a closing date of 21st June 2018.

The BSHM is pleased to announce the results of the 2017 Neumann Prize

WINNER

Jimmy Soni & Rob Goodman A Mind at Play (Simon & Schuster, 2017)

We are pleased to announce that  Benjamin Wardhaugh has become the new editor of the BSHM Bulletin. Benjamin has published widely in the history of mathematics.

Nominations for the 2017 BSHM Neumann Prize are invited from individuals and publishers.  Nominations should be sent to the chair of the judging panel, June Barrow-Green, at

We are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2016-17 essay prize is Eli Hymson of the University of Exeter for an essay entitled The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Foundationless Mathematics.

We are pleased to announce that the winners of  this year's competition are:

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

At no extra charge, BSHM members can get online access to the Journal.

This allows members to:

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).

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