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 incorporate the history of mathematics into their teaching, enriching their students' experience.

Upcoming Events

Sat 26 February 2022
The Queen's College, Oxford and online
Sat 9 April 2022
The Queen's College, Oxford

Announcements & Blogs

Announcement
Post date: Wed 15 December 2021 - 10.16
Announcement
Post date: Thu 9 December 2021 - 23.23

From our Twitter feed

January 18
Charles Dupin (1784-1873) made contributions to differential geometry, invented the 'Dupin indicatrix', died 18 Jan https://t.co/bL61hyFAsX
January 17
RT : You can, and should be, intellectually generous. Here's a paper that argues that on an historical example https://t.co/vFlbxn8phm 1/2
January 17
Francis Galton (1822-1911) worked on statistical correlation and regression, died 17 Jan https://t.co/capCjWNunD
January 16
Thomas Clausen (1801-1885) worked on pure mathematics, applied mathematics, astronomy and geophysics, born 16 Jan https://t.co/lywN57pLHd
January 15
Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850-1891) "made valuable contributions to the theory of differential equations", born 15 Jan https://t.co/xZUW4sxFOK