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

December 3
Felix Bernstein (1878-1956) worked in set theory & transfinite ordinal numbers, died 3 Dec https://t.co/c4Cj5WRC1K
December 2
Gerardus Mercator (1512-1594) best known for the map projection which bears his name, died 2 Dec https://t.co/XOnO4YETa6
December 1
Nikolai Lobachevsky (1792-1856) published first account of non-Euclidean geometry in print, born 1 Dec https://t.co/f1OliE6KfL
November 30
Bonaventura Cavalieri (1598-1647) developed a method of indivisibles, a factor in integral calculus, died 30 Nov https://t.co/nxW0dNvW5f
November 29
Mary Somerville (1780-1872) worked on astronomy, supported women's education & suffrage, died 29 Nov https://t.co/uFTpFvqYRQ