Head over to the blog to read our latest research profile: Yana Boeva is a PhD Candidate in Science and Technology Studies at York University, where she works on issues related to digital fabrication.
Thank you to everyone who attended the annual meeting of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science this year in Regina! Hope to see you next year in Vancouver.
Happy new year! As we celebrate, we’re taking time to reflect on cosmopolitanism in the history and philosophy of science. Read Oana Baboi’s thoughtful engagement with Gordon McOuat’s work on our website here.
Congratulations to Dr. Gordon McOuat on being awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight grant! Dr. McOuat is a professor in Science Studies in the Contemporary Studies program and the History of Science and Technology Program at the University of King’s College, Halifax. He is also the Project Director for Cosmopolitanism and the Local in Science and Nature.
Dr. McOuat’s project focuses on scientist J.B.S. Haldane’s passage to India in 1957 and is titled “Circulating knowledge in a post-colonial world: J.B.S. Haldane’s passage to India – biopolitics, evolution and diversity.” You can read more about Dr. McOuat’s work and the grant here.
The leaves are lovely and it’s getting chillier outside – a great time for some fall reading! Here’s an interview with Dr. F. Jamil Ragep, Canada Research in the History of Science in Islamic Studies and co-Director of the McGill Centre for Islam and Science. Dr. Ragep has a number of fascinating projects on Islamic science currently on the go.