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 18 June 2022
Weston Library, Oxford
Sat 2 July 2022
Concorde Centre, Manchester Airport

Announcements & Blogs

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Post date: Tue 12 April 2022 - 9.00

From our Twitter feed

May 23
RT : Today! In the story of sine we’ll encounter banned books, archery, and the workings of the human ear. https://t.co/uPpqtLFNqk
May 23
RT : Today is the anniversary of the passing of John F Nash who in an accident shortly after receiving his Abel pr… https://t.co/kd3Zuqjxrr
May 23
Edward Lorenz (1917-2008), pioneer of chaos theory, born 23 May https://t.co/N7ctibYgvx https://t.co/LGVIP4d9pc
May 22
Irmgard Flügge-Lotz (1903-1974) worked on numerical methods for solving differential equations, especially in fluid… https://t.co/5ghxBvPCql