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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.

 

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Mark your calendars! Tanya Tagaq will be speaking on “Climate, Culture, and Collaboration” Thursday, Nov. 30., at the University of the King’s College, Halifax.  The event is part of the annual Alex Fountain Memorial Lecture.  More info here.
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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.

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Dr. Sundar Sarukkai presented the MacLennan Lecture in the History of Science and Technology Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the University of King’s College, Halifax. The video is now available here.

 

 

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