La prise de brevets dans le champ universitaire canadien, une pratique récente?

La prise de brevets dans le champ universitaire canadien, une pratique récente? Par Maxime Colleret, Université du Québec à Montréal Depuis l'adoption du Bayh-Dole Act en 1980 par le gouvernement étasunien – loi ayant facilité le brevetage des recherches financées par les organismes fédéraux aux États-Unis (Mowery et al, 2004) -, plusieurs travaux ont analysé … Continue reading La prise de brevets dans le champ universitaire canadien, une pratique récente?

Reminder: Abstract Submission Deadline for GAC-MAC 2021

Reminder:  Monday, January 18,  2021 - Abstract Submission Deadline for “History of Geosciences in Canada” Session at GAC-MAC 2021, Co-Sponsored by CSTHA First posted Friday, January 8, 2021 /  Yom shishi, 24 Tevet, 5781 By David Orenstein Most of us have been frustrated by the necessary public heath response to the Pandemic, both in our … Continue reading Reminder: Abstract Submission Deadline for GAC-MAC 2021

1921-2021 Centennials in the History of Canadian Science and Technology

It’s Party Time!  1921-2021 Centennials in the History of Canadian Science and Technology First posted Friday, January 1, 2021 /  Yom shishi, 17 Tevet, 5781 By David Orenstein 2021 is an opportunity for historians of Canadian Science and Technology to celebrate several centennials. My starting point for this idea came when I received the Call … Continue reading 1921-2021 Centennials in the History of Canadian Science and Technology

CFP: Building Interdisciplinary Bridges – Historians of Science and Geologists

First posted Friday, December 18, 2020 /  Yom shishi, 3 Tevet, 5781 By David Orenstein Here’s an opportunity for historians of Canadian Science and Technology to meet and work with the workers and students in a major and very successful field of Canadian Science: the Geosciences. The 2021 annual congress of the combined Geological Association … Continue reading CFP: Building Interdisciplinary Bridges – Historians of Science and Geologists

Discovering the Canadian International Scientific Congresses

Series: Personal Encounters With Primary Resources for Canadian Sci/Tech History  Sub-Series 4: The International Canadian Scientific Congresses Project First Posted on Friday, October 23, 2020 / Yom Shishi, 5 Cheshvan , 5781 By: David Orenstein Discovering the Canadian International Scientific Congresses I’ll be debating Michael Barany today, Friday, October 23, at 2:00 pm, EDT = … Continue reading Discovering the Canadian International Scientific Congresses

Concatenation: A Promotional Blog Post

Series: Personal Encounters With Primary Resources for Canadian Sci/Tech History  Sub-Series 4: The International Canadian Scientific Congresses Project First Posted on Friday, October 16, 2020 / Yom Shishi, 28 Tishrei, 5780 By: David Orenstein Concatenation: A Promotional Blog Post I’ll be debating Michael Barany, from the University of Edinburgh, on Friday, October 23, at 2:00 … Continue reading Concatenation: A Promotional Blog Post

Receiving Darwin in 19th century Nova Scotia

Receiving Darwin in 19th century Nova Scotia By Andrew Reynolds, Christie MacNeil and Mitchell Jabalee The publication in 1859 of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection created a storm of controversy touching on issues of religion and philosophy regarding the origins of human beings, our relationship to other species, and … Continue reading Receiving Darwin in 19th century Nova Scotia

Phenology and Me

Phenology and Me Sara Spike, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton I first encountered A. H. MacKay’s remarkable crowd-sourced phenology project in 2007, while doing archival research for my master’s thesis on an early itinerant school photographer. Among the papers of rural schools collected by the Nova Scotia Archives and historical societies across central Nova Scotia, … Continue reading Phenology and Me

The Annotations in Stillman Drake’s Personal Copy of his Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo

The Annotations in Stillman Drake’s Personal Copy of his Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo Sub-Series II: Off My Quarantined Bookshelf, Post 2 First posted  Friday, September 18,  2020 /  Yom shishi, 29 Elul, 5780, Erev Rosh Ha-Shonah In my previous blog post I introduced, from off my quarantined bookshelf, Stillman Drake’s Personal Copy of Discoveries … Continue reading The Annotations in Stillman Drake’s Personal Copy of his Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo