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 3 December 2022
Online
Sat 25 February 2023
The Queen's College, Oxford

Announcements & Blogs

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From our Twitter feed

November 29
Mary Somerville (1780-1872) worked on astronomy, supported women's education & suffrage, died 29 Nov https://t.co/uFTpFvqYRQ
November 28
Eduard Helly (1884-1943) worked on functional analysis, died 28 Nov https://t.co/1wduR8bXhx
November 27
J. Ernest Wilkins, Jr. (1923-2011) worked in nuclear physics, & to recruit minority groups to science, born 27 Nov https://t.co/zmIboquh4L
November 26
Norbert Wiener (1894-1964) worked in analysis, measure theory and applications of probability, born 26 Nov https://t.co/bwd5UN7I2K
November 25
Ernst Schröder (1841-1902) did important work on ordered sets and ordinal numbers, born 25 Nov https://t.co/Ti6Y0eEtUP