Call for Applications – Editor-in-Chief, Scientia Canadensis

Deadline: until filled. The Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association / Association pour l’histoire de la science et de la technologie seeks applicants for the position of Editor-in-Chief of the journal Scientia Canadensis. This is a volunteer position and the term is for five years. Scope of the Journal: Scientia Canadensis, CSTHA/AHSTC’s official journal, aims … Continue reading Call for Applications – Editor-in-Chief, Scientia Canadensis

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

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