Publication Notice: Jennifer Connor on Richard Maurice Bucke

Jennifer Connor's article on the publishing travails of renowned Canadian physician Richard Maurice Bucke is now available at https://www.erudit.org/fr/revues/scientia/2021-v43-n1-scientia05889/1075824ar/. "An Author's Delusion in Victorian Canada" examines Bucke's experience in the transnational world of scientific publishing in the late nineteenth century. This publication marks the second time that Scientia has published an article in advance of … Continue reading Publication Notice: Jennifer Connor on Richard Maurice Bucke

Mi’kmaw Calendar and Traditional Astronomy: A Two-Eyed Seeing Partnership

Mi’kmaw Calendar and Traditional Astronomy: A Two-Eyed Seeing Partnership First posted Friday, March 5, 2021 / Yom shishi, 21 Adar, 5781 By David Orenstein The March/April 2021 issue of SkyNews features the two-page article “Mi’kmaw Moons”, by its editor Allendria Brunjes.  SkyNews is the bi-monthly “Magazine of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada”. Here Brunjes … Continue reading Mi’kmaw Calendar and Traditional Astronomy: A Two-Eyed Seeing Partnership

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