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 1 July 2023
Royal Observatory Greenwich
Wed 18 October 2023
Gresham College - Barnard's Inn Hall & Online
Sat 9 December 2023

From our Twitter feed

June 7
RT : And still worth reading (very much so), here's his seminal paper on Computable Numbers, in which he for the first t… https://t.co/YIC82piIYV
June 7
RT : universally admired for his work. As we think about the AI, here's a thought from the distant 1943, as reported by… https://t.co/dTFGj9RYun
June 7
RT : One of the greatest minds, Alan Turing, in 1954. Having helped the war effort by his work on Enigma machine,… https://t.co/7FXkXzWtUh
June 7
Alan Turing (1912-1954) did fundamental work in the theoretical foundations of computer science, died 7 Jun https://t.co/6s7ZSzdumI
June 6
Max Zorn (1906-1993), of Zorn's lemma, was born 6 Jun https://t.co/lnELkR5Li9