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 26 February 2022
The Queen's College, Oxford and online
Sat 9 April 2022
The Queen's College, Oxford
Fri 6 May 2022
London Mathematical Society, De Morgan House, and Online

Announcements & Blogs

Post date: Thu 27 January 2022 - 20.56

From our Twitter feed

January 28
Johannes Hevelius (1611-1687) made important astronomical observations, was born & died on 28 Jan https://t.co/eO0dGxiPmf
January 27
Balthasar van der Pol (1889-1959) worked in pure & applied mathematics, radio & electrical engineering; born 27 Jan https://t.co/XdeHjtrSos
January 26
RT : Collecting history of mathemtatics books for a new project, to establish a history of maths collection for PhD stud… https://t.co/PHvctctZ5A
January 26
RT : I'm an organiser, but this went really well yesterday. Really looking forward to more insights on this vitally impo… https://t.co/ILwicMtTu3
January 26
Henry Briggs (1561-1630) "the man most responsible for scientists' acceptance of logarithms", died 26 Jan https://t.co/6Kf1cJY26t