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 15 May 2021
Online
Mon 12 July 2021 to Fri 16 July 2021
Online
Sat 11 September 2021
Concorde Centre, Manchester Airport

From our Twitter feed

May 11
Richard Feynman (1918-1988) "one of the most celebrated and revered scientists of modern times", born 11 May https://t.co/gGVjMGPY9b
May 10
Augustin Fresnel (1788-1827) worked on optics, one of the founders of the wave theory of light, born 10 May https://t.co/xWJmMPcCe8
May 9
RT : Sat 15 May: History of Decision maths conference! Brilliant speakers , , Tinne Hoff Kjeldsen… https://t.co/WyxSdRpR3B
May 9
RT : He has often been called the father of École Polytechnique, he has given me a reason to do mathematics rather than… https://t.co/Fm5QZK9ZFc
May 9
George Jeffery (1891-1957) worked on hydrodynamics, viscous liquids, elasticity and general relativity, produced ex… https://t.co/ZieiKpe2No