Scientia Canadensis v.39, n.1

  On the eve of our biannual conference, we're please to announce the publication of volume 39, number 1 of Scientia Canadensis available now on Erudit. This issue contains articles on scientific instruments in the 19th and 20th centuries, botanical photography, and the history of the IHPST. You may download the entire issue as one … Continue reading Scientia Canadensis v.39, n.1

Scientia Canadensis v.38, n.2

Dear colleagues, We are happy to inform you that Vol 38, No.2 of Scientia Candensis was issued in December 2016 and is now available on the Erudit platform. The issue is composed of four articles, one research note and thirteen book reviews. Articles Erich Weidenhammer, “August Kirschmann and the Material Culture of Colour in Toronto’s … Continue reading Scientia Canadensis v.38, n.2

Scientia Canadensis v.38, n.1

  We are happy to inform you that Vol 38, No.1 of Scientia Candensis has just been issued and is available on the Erudit platform. The issue is composed of three articles, one research note and twelve book reviews. Articles Catherine Carstairs, "The Environmental Critique of Water Fluoridation", pp. 1-21. [PDF] Patricia Bowley, "Farm Forestry … Continue reading Scientia Canadensis v.38, n.1

2015 Royal Society of Canada Prize

Best student papers awards / Prix pour les meilleurs présentations étudiantes We were so pleased to see many of you come out for our biennial conference held at York University from 6 to 8 November. The Programme Committee did a wonderful job of putting together some thought-provoking and interesting presentations. In total, we had just … Continue reading 2015 Royal Society of Canada Prize

2015 Jarrell Prize / Prix Jarrell

The CSTHA is pleased to announce the first winner of the Jarrell Prize for the best article published in Scientia Canadensis. Dr. Eda Kranakis, professor of history at the University of Ottawa, received the award for her article “Peak Oil Theory in Canada’s Globe and Mail: A Case Study of the Construction of Ignorance.”   … Continue reading 2015 Jarrell Prize / Prix Jarrell

Scientia Canadensis v37 n1-2 online

Hello CSTHA-AHSTC members, The most recent issue of Scientia Canadensis, volume 37 number 1-2, is now available online at Erudit. Here is the official link http://www.erudit.org/revue/scientia/2014/v37/n1-2/index.html  for those with access via institutional subscriptions. We are working on providing access for individual members. Here's what you can look forward too: Mahdi Khelfaoui (Guest Editor), Introduction: Énergie … Continue reading Scientia Canadensis v37 n1-2 online

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)

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