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

Tue 5 October 2021 to Wed 6 October 2021
Sat 11 December 2021
University of Warwick & Online

Announcements & Blogs

Post date: Fri 27 August 2021 - 16.54

From our Twitter feed

September 26
Jurij Vega (1754-1802) made tables of logarithms and trigonometric functions, died 26 Sep https://t.co/602HspHrIp
September 25
Johann Lambert (1728-1777) first to provide a rigorous proof pi is irrational, died 25 Sep https://t.co/WFkhHLlo93
September 24
Girolamo Cardano (1501-1576) worked in algebra & one of the founders of modern probability, born 24 Sep https://t.co/5wFgUAe7kY
September 23
Urbain Le Verrier (1811-1877) worked on calculations which led to the discovery of Neptune, died 23 Sep https://t.co/HnS8HrqFuo
September 22
Vincenzo Viviani (1622-1703) worked on the geometry of the cycloid, died 22 Sep https://t.co/zakf1M3fP5