CSTHA Database Project / Le projet de base de données de l’AHSTC

CSTHA Database Project Theses and Dissertations in the field of history of science, technology, and medicine in Canada since 2000 Le projet de base de données de l’AHSTC Les thèses et mémoires en histoire des sciences, des technologies et de la médecine au Canada depuis 2000 The field of history of science, technology, and medicine is … Continue reading CSTHA Database Project / Le projet de base de données de l’AHSTC

Envirotech: At the Intersection of Technology and Nature in Canadian History

On Friday, July 17, 2020, at 11am (Eastern), Network in Canadian History & Environment (NiCHE) will be broadcasting a live stream video session called “Envirotech: At the Intersection of Technology and Nature in Canadian History.” This session was originally scheduled to take place at the 2020 annual meeting of the Canadian Historical Association. It will … Continue reading Envirotech: At the Intersection of Technology and Nature in Canadian History

Hewton and Griffin Funding Awards to Support Archival Research in 2021

Hewton and Griffin Funding Awards to Support Archival Research in 2021 The Friends of the CAMH Archives (FoCA), dedicated to the history of Canadian psychiatry, mental health and addiction, have established two endowment funds. These endowments annually provide funding in memory of their late colleagues, Ms. E.M. (Lil) Hewton and Dr. J.D.M. (Jack) Griffin, OC. … Continue reading Hewton and Griffin Funding Awards to Support Archival Research in 2021

CSTHA Support for #BlackLivesMatter

CSTHA Support for #BlackLivesMatter The CSTHA is a scholarly organization dedicated to the open dissemination of ideas and scholarship. We are also citizens deeply troubled by recent events of police brutality, but heartened by the free assembly and protest that confronts the systemic racism in our societies. We stand opposed to racism and authoritarianism. Support … Continue reading CSTHA Support for #BlackLivesMatter

Statement on the COVID-19 Crisis / Déclaration liée à la crise de la COVID-19

English version The Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association’s Executive recognizes students enrolled in graduate programs across the country are petitioning their institutions to grant academic extensions and suspend summer tuition. As for many workers in different sectors of the Canadian society, the COVID-19 pandemic has serious implications for the well-being and academic progress of … Continue reading Statement on the COVID-19 Crisis / Déclaration liée à la crise de la COVID-19

CSTHA Summer Student Position

CSTHA Summer Student Contract June-August 2020 (pending budget approval May 25) CDN$710-819 per week Deadline for submission: Monday, May 18, 2020. Please submit a letter of interest and a CV. Short-listed candidates will be required to provide 2 references. The Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association (CSTHA) is seeking a graduate student in history—preferably one … Continue reading CSTHA Summer Student Position

2018-2019 Jarrell Prize / Prix Jarrell

On behalf of the CSTHA executive, we are happy to announce that Jennifer Hubbard is the recipient of the Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association's Jarrell Prize for 2018-2019. Dr. Hubbard's article, "The Global Repercussions of the 1947 Symposium on Fish Populations in Toronto: Scientific Networks and the Over-fishing Question," published in Scientia Canadensis, Volume … Continue reading 2018-2019 Jarrell Prize / Prix Jarrell

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Janis Langins (1945-2019)

With sadness, I write to note the passing of Janis Langins, Emeritus Professor at the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology at the University of Toronto. Craig Fraser, a colleague at IHPST, has written a short notice at the IHPST website, and the Toronto Star has an obituary notice with information … Continue reading In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Janis Langins (1945-2019)

Scientia Canadensis v.40 n.1

  The latest number of Scientia Canadensis (40, 1) is now available -- a special issue on environment and technology co-edited by Daniel Macfarlane and William Knight. Contributors include Daniel Macfarlane and Andrew Watson; Blair Stein; Shannon Stunden Bower; and Jennifer Hubbard. David Theodore contributed a book-review essay and we have our regular roster of … Continue reading Scientia Canadensis v.40 n.1

2017 Jarrell Prize / Prix Jarrell

With pleasure, we announce that Catherine Carstairs' article, “The Environmental Critique of Water Fluoridation,” published in Volume 38, Number 1 (2015) of Scientia Canadensis has been awarded the Jarrell Prize for best article published between 2015 and 2017. The Jarrell Prize was created in honour of Dr. Richard Jarrell — a founding member of the … Continue reading 2017 Jarrell Prize / Prix Jarrell