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 12 September 2020
Concorde Centre, Manchester Airport
Wed 21 October 2020
Mon 12 July 2021 to Wed 14 July 2021
University of St Andrews

Announcements & Blogs

Post date: Sun 5 July 2020 - 21.08
Post date: Fri 12 June 2020 - 21.56

From our Twitter feed

July 14
Richard von Mises (1883-1953) gave the first university course on powered flight, died 14th July https://t.co/PSkJFDUqyP
July 13
John Dee (1527-1609) worked on trigonometry, navigation, geography & astrology, born 13 Jul https://t.co/9kowj78syu
July 12
Richard Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983) best known for the invention of the geodesic dome, born 12 Jul https://t.co/3CNJC9aN5a
July 11
Joseph Larmor (1857-1942) worked on electricity, dynamics and thermodynamics, born 11 Jul https://t.co/IFhxXFwuLt
July 10
RT : fascinating session at on robert grosseteste's treatise 'de sphera' from the Ordered Universe team - a… https://t.co/tSolW8kaW9