CSTHA Annual General Meeting, March 18th

Dear Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association members, A friendly reminder that the CSTHA's Annual General Meeting is taking place this Friday, March 18th, on Zoom from 1-3pm EST. If you have not done so already, please register for the meeting here: https://ingeniumcanada.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqf--gpjsrE9Q0xP4VXmR4jigYdvvjpjUZ The executive will report on activities over the past year. Members will … Continue reading CSTHA Annual General Meeting, March 18th

Montreal Engineer Robert Alexander Ross Resigns as NRC Chairman

Flash News! Montreal Engineer Robert Alexander Ross Resigns as NRC Chairman! One Hundred Years Ago Today   Another 2022 Anniversary in the History of Canadian Science and Technology First posted Friday, March 4, 2022 / Yom shishi, Rosh Chodesh Adar II, 5782 By David Orenstein Last year, in another post (August 20, 2021), I was … Continue reading Montreal Engineer Robert Alexander Ross Resigns as NRC Chairman

On Looking into Gourlay’s Statistical Account of Upper Canada (1822)

On Looking into Gourlay’s Statistical Account of Upper Canada (1822) The 2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology. First posted Friday, February 25, 2022 / Yom shishi, 24 Adar I, 5782. By David Orenstein Last April, when I was on my way to get my first anti-CoViD 19 Pfizer vaccination, at the … Continue reading On Looking into Gourlay’s Statistical Account of Upper Canada (1822)

Some More 2022 Canadian STEM&M Anniversaries to Celebrate This Year

Some More 2022 Canadian STEM&M Anniversaries to Celebrate This Year The 2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology. First posted Friday, February 18, 2022 / Yom shishi, 17 Adar I, 5782. By David Orenstein Last month we looked at the various Canadian STEM&M Centennials and Semi-Centennials we can celebrate in 2022. This … Continue reading Some More 2022 Canadian STEM&M Anniversaries to Celebrate This Year

Call for Contributors – NobelCanadian Project

View PDF Here Defining Moments Canada (DMC), a digital heritage education platform, is seeking external consultants, experts, scholars, and writers to contribute insightful, project-relevant articles and/or strategic educational development to their website – in this case, for the purposes of the NobelCanadian commemorative project. Following our commemoration of Dr. Gerhard Herzberg’s 1971 Nobel Prize win in … Continue reading Call for Contributors – NobelCanadian Project

Happy Belated 195th Birthday, Sir Sandford Fleming!

“Happy Belated 195th Birthday, Sir Sandford Fleming!” Friday, February 11, 2022; Yom Shishi, 10 Adar I, 5782. By David Orenstein, Danforth CTI, Retired Back on Monday, January 24, I shared notice of Robert Bradley’s upcoming talk on Guillaume François Antoine, Marquis de L’Hospital (a CSHPM Online Colloquium) for Fri. Jan. 28. In passing I thanked … Continue reading Happy Belated 195th Birthday, Sir Sandford Fleming!

University of Guelph – Tenure-Track Position for Assistant Professor in History of Science

The Department of History and the Bachelor of Arts and Science (BAS) Program at the University of Guelph invite applications for a cross-appointed tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the History of Science and the Bachelor of Arts and Science Program. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2022. The deadline is March … Continue reading University of Guelph – Tenure-Track Position for Assistant Professor in History of Science

Canadian Museum of Nature Research Position

The Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa is inviting applications for a two-year award to a Master's student who will undertake a research project related to biodiversity or geodiversity in one of the disciplines of study at the Canadian Museum of Nature: botany, mineralogy, palaeobiology, or zoology, or in a field relevant to the museum’s … Continue reading Canadian Museum of Nature Research Position

Gourlay’s Statistical Account of Upper Canada, 1882

A Canadian Mathematical Bi-Centennial: Gourlay’s Statistical Account of Upper Canada published 1822 The 2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology. First posted Friday, January 28, 2022 / Yom shishi, 26 Shevat, 5782. By David Orenstein As I mentioned in my January 14th  post, Robert Gourlay published his Statistical Account of Upper Canada … Continue reading Gourlay’s Statistical Account of Upper Canada, 1882

CSHPM Online Colloquium, Fri. Jan. 28

Bradley on L’Hospitial, Another CSHPM Online Colloquium, Fri. Jan. 28 First posted Monday, January 24, 2022 / Yom sheni, 22 Shevat, 5782 By David Orenstein This coming Friday, January 28, the Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics / La Société Canadienne d’Histoire et de Philosophie des Mathématiques (CSHPM/SCHPM) will host another of its … Continue reading CSHPM Online Colloquium, Fri. Jan. 28