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 25 February 2023
The Queen's College, Oxford

From our Twitter feed

February 2
Marquis de L'Hôpital (1661-1704) of l'Hôpital's rule for calculating limits, died 2 Feb https://t.co/rSWCRjQvvo
February 1
George Gabriel Stokes (1819-1903) "established the science of hydrodynamics with his law of viscosity", died 1 Feb https://t.co/HkqVgvAMeD
January 31
Jost Bürgi (1552-1632) discovered logarithms independently of Napier, died 31 Jan https://t.co/bkNihMrgvh
January 30
Nicolaus Fuss (1755-1826), a mathematician who worked as an amanuensis to Euler, born 30 Jan https://t.co/SojCBZW0h7
January 29
Bernard Lamy (1640-1715) wrote on geometry and mechanics, died 29 Jan https://t.co/lonXcJ6yGA