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Science Museum Lates: Strength in Numbers

Science Museum Lates - STRENGTH IN NUMBERS Wednesday 22 February 2017 Doors Open 18.45–22.00 Over 18s only Admission free although some events may require a ticket A celebration for the fabulous new Winton Gallery of Mathematics created by Zaha Hadid - herself a mathematician - includes our very own Minerva Scientifica - Superwomen of Mathematics. [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, General Events, Mathematics and statistics, News|Comments Off on Science Museum Lates: Strength in Numbers

History of Mathematics Lectures at Gresham College

Gresham College is pleased to announce a series of eleven lectures on the History of Mathematics. These lectures are free and will take place at the Museum of London (EC2Y 5HN) or Barnard’s Inn Hall (EC1N 2HH). Lectures will be accessible to the general public, but they will focus on issues and problems which would [...]

By | August 1st, 2016|BSHS Announcements, General Events, Mathematics and statistics, News|Comments Off on History of Mathematics Lectures at Gresham College

Interview With Dr. Patricia Fara

Starting this month, New Scientist magazine will be running regular history of science features, and the BSHS’s own Dr. Patricia Fara has written the first one! You can read her article on Émilie du Châtelet, a remarkable figure in the History of Science who has too often been overshadowed by those studying Voltaire, Newton, or even Locke. Patricia sat [...]

By | May 25th, 2016|Mathematics and statistics, Multimedia, Outreach and Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Interview With Dr. Patricia Fara

Event: Physicists and Mathematicians of Belfast

Wednesday 25th June 2014 Queen’s University Belfast Details of talks and speakers: "Joseph Larmor": Colin Latimer, Queen’s University, Belfast "James Thomson": Andrew Whitaker, Queen’s University, Belfast "Ernest Walton": Brian Cathcart, Kingston University, London Experimental Interlude: Sue McGrath, Science2Life "Dan Bradley": Donal Bradley, Imperial College, London "Thomas Andrews": Peter Ford, University of Bath "Peter Guthrie Tait": [...]

By | May 29th, 2014|General Events, Mathematics and statistics, News, Physics, Queen's University Belfast|Comments Off on Event: Physicists and Mathematicians of Belfast

Jason M Rampelt

NameJason M RampeltRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreePhDStatuscompletedStart Year2001End Year2005Thesis TitleDistinctions of reason and reasonable distinctions: the academic life on John Wallis (1616-1703)SupervisorScott MandelbroteDepartmentHistory and Philosophy of Science

By | July 12th, 2011|Institution, Mathematics and statistics, Subject Area, Theses, University of Cambridge|Comments Off on Jason M Rampelt

John Heard

NameJohn HeardRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreePhDStatuscompletedStart Year2000End Year2004Thesis TitleThe rise of the pure mathematical disciplines in Britain, ca 1870-1939SupervisorAndrew WarwickDepartmentCentre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

By | July 12th, 2011|Imperial College London, Institution, Mathematics and statistics, Subject Area, Theses|Comments Off on John Heard

Karl Galle

NameKarl GalleRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreePhDStatuscompletedStart Year1997End Year2003Thesis TitleMonumental arts: the cultural practices of mathematics and astronomy during the German Renaissance, ca 1470-1550SupervisorRob IliffeDepartmentCentre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

By | July 12th, 2011|Astronomy, Imperial College London, Institution, Mathematics and statistics, Science and culture, Subject Area, Theses|Comments Off on Karl Galle

Paolo Palmieri

NamePaolo PalmieriRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreeMPhil/PhDStatuscompletedStart Year1999End Year2002Thesis TitleGalileo's mathematical natural philosophySupervisorAndrew Gregory and H ChangDepartmentScience and Technology Studies

A Walsh

NameA WalshRegistration TypePart TimeDegreePhDStatuscompletedEnd Year2000Thesis TitleRelationships between algebras and logics in the later nineteenth centurySupervisorI Grattan-Guinness and A C CrillyDepartmentMathematics and Statistics

By | July 11th, 2011|Institution, Mathematics and statistics, Subject Area, Theses, University of Middlesex|Comments Off on A Walsh

J Burt

NameJ BurtRegistration TypePart TimeDegreePhDStatuscompletedEnd Year1998Thesis TitleThe influence of the Educational Times and Mathematical Questions on the development of mathematics, 1847-70SupervisorI Grattan-Guinness and A C CrillyDepartmentMathematics and Statistics