McGill Chemist New NRC Chairman – One Hundred Years Ago Today

McGill Chemist New NRC Chairman - One Hundred Years Ago Today Another 1921-2021 Centennial in the History of Canadian Science and Technology First posted Friday, February 19, 2021 /  Yom shishi, 7 Adar, 5781 By David Orenstein 2021 is an opportunity for historians of Canadian Science and Technology to celebrate yet another centennial, including today’s … Continue reading McGill Chemist New NRC Chairman – One Hundred Years Ago Today

The Personal and Professional Partnership of Helen Hogg and Frank Hogg

Valentine’s Day is Just Around the Corner! The Personal and Professional Partnership of Helen Hogg and Frank Hogg First posted Friday, February 12, 2021 /  Yom shishi, 30 Shevat, 5781 By David Orenstein Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Breakout the chocolates and the wine! Breakfast in bed until noon with all the weekend … Continue reading The Personal and Professional Partnership of Helen Hogg and Frank Hogg

“Insulin at 100”: Centennials in the History of Canadian Science and Technology

“Insulin at 100” Cover Story in the Latest Canada’s History: One of 1921-2021 Centennials in the History of Canadian Science and Technology First posted Friday, February 5, 2021 /  Yom shishi, 25 Shevat, 5781 By David Orenstein 2021 is an opportunity for historians of Canadian Science and Technology to celebrate several centennials, including the the … Continue reading “Insulin at 100”: Centennials in the History of Canadian Science and Technology

Postponement of Geology Conference and its History Session

The Pandemic Strikes Again: Postponement of Geology Conference and its History Session First posted Friday, January 22, 2021 /  Yom shishi, 9 Shevat, 5781 By David Orenstein I was notified last week that the Session on "The History of Geosciences in Canada", part of the GAC-MAC 2021 conference, has been postponed along with the entire … Continue reading Postponement of Geology Conference and its History Session

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