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Institute of Mathematics

Institute of Mathematics

British Society for the History of Mathematics The British Society for the History of Mathematics exists to promote research into the history of mathematics and its use at all levels of mathematics education. The Society's Bulletin is published by Taylor and Francis, and carries a wide range of articles and reviews of interest to the history of mathematics community. This link provides information about how to join the Society; this site also contains information about the Society and its history, its current activities, and various resources on the history of mathematics. The British Society for the History of Mathematics (BSHM) has announced the winner of the 2013 Neumann Prize. The 2013 winner is Jacqueline Stedall, of Oxford University, for her book The History of Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2012). Two further books received special mention: Ian Stewart’s 17 Equations that Changed the World (Profile) and Glen Van Brummelen’s Heavenly Mathematics (Princeton). BSHM Undergraduate Essay Prize

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