In Memory of a Discipline Builder: Richard Adrian Jarrell (1946–2013)

By Yves Gingras All historians of Canadian science, technology and medicine, as well as sociologists and others interested in these fields, could only be surprised and shocked upon learning that Richard Adrian Jarrell died suddenly on 28 December 2013. Born in the United States on 29 August 1946, Richard was only 67 and still full … Continue reading In Memory of a Discipline Builder: Richard Adrian Jarrell (1946–2013)

Richard Jarrell: Statement from CASCA

With permission from the Canadian Astronomical Society/Société Canadienne d'Astronomie: Rich was the longest-serving member on the Heritage Committee of CASCA (Canadian Astronomical Society/Société Canadienne d'Astronomie, a person of considerable academic standing and high reputation, a renowned scholar of the history of science, and a committed and active member within the Canadian Science & Technology History … Continue reading Richard Jarrell: Statement from CASCA

Events and News from Situating Science

Some of our readers might be interested in some items included in the following message from Situating Science. Situating Science Events and News *1. Local Events/News * *CIHR Proposed Changes to Open Suite of Programs and Enhancements to the Peer Review Process Open Discussion*,* March 27, 1:30-3:30, O. E. Smith Auditorium* (IWK hospital). The document … Continue reading Events and News from Situating Science

HALIFAX SITUATING SCIENCE EVENTS NEWSLETTER

Please send additions for the next circulation (27 April) to: megandean@dal.ca 1. LOCAL EVENTS 2. NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL EVENTS 3. JOBS/STUDENTSHIPS/OPPORTUNITIES 1. LOCAL EVENTS SITUSCI WORKS IN PROGRESS MEETING: 7:00-9:00PM, THURSDAY APRIL 28. Frazee Room, University of King's College. Presenter: Ryan Kerney, Department of Biology, Dalhousie University. "Do larval traits re-evolve? Evidence from the embryogenesis of a … Continue reading HALIFAX SITUATING SCIENCE EVENTS NEWSLETTER

Scientia Canadensis: New Editorial Team / Une nouvelle équipe de rédaction

The Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association (CSTHA) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new editorial team for Scientia Canadensis, the leading Canadian journal on the history of science, technology, and medicine in Canada ... [more] L'Association pour l'histoire de la science et de la technologie au Canada (AHSTC) a le plaisir d'annoncer … Continue reading Scientia Canadensis: New Editorial Team / Une nouvelle équipe de rédaction

PhD Research studentship: The Nature of Kodak Research

The following may be of interest to a history of science applicant, particularly with an interest in chemistry or the history of commercialising scientific research, although there are many potential topics:   De Montfort University, Leicester, is offering a  PhD research studentship within its Photographic History Research Centre (PHRC), an international leading multi-disciplinary research institute, to … Continue reading PhD Research studentship: The Nature of Kodak Research

Scientia Canadensis: Call for Papers / Appel a communications

La version française apparaît ci-dessous Call for Papers: Science in Government Scientia Canadensis, the journal of the history of science, technology and medicine in Canada, invites submissions for a special theme issue on Science in Government. Canadian governments have provided a workplace for a considerable number of scientists, engineers and technicians in the past. Today, … Continue reading Scientia Canadensis: Call for Papers / Appel a communications

2012 Western History Association conference notice

Dear Colleagues, Some of you may be interested in the following conference: Best, Dorotea Gucciardo Apologies for troubling you with this but. . .  I am on the program committee for the 2012 Western History Association’s conference.  This will be held in Denver, Thursday, 4 - 7 October (Thursday - Sunday) -- not this coming … Continue reading 2012 Western History Association conference notice