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 27 February 2021
Online
Thu 29 April 2021 to Fri 30 April 2021
Online, details to follow
Sat 15 May 2021
Online

From our Twitter feed

January 21
John Couch Adams (1819-1892), the first person to predict the position of a planet beyond Uranus, died 21 Jan https://t.co/gbLlu7TYvH
January 20
RT : John Colson, an English mathematician, Lucasian professor of mathematics at Cambridge dotd in 1760, whose mis-trans… https://t.co/whLZwVpHQA
January 20
André-Marie Ampère (1775-1836) made fundamental contributions to the theory of Electricity & magnetism; born 20 Jan https://t.co/8vcDCFR4n7
January 19
RT : And here is a link to a fascinating programme on Radio 4 by https://t.co/S5luSGw3uc
January 19
RT : Otd Frank Ramsey died in 1930 - a fascinating man with fascinating grasp of new mathematics. Here's a page from my… https://t.co/7Elf9IM2z4