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Title University Affiliation Department / Program Specific Area of Research
Wayne, Andrew - University of Guelph OTHER Philosophy of science and philosophy of physics; unification of scientific theories; the interpretation and conceptual foundations of quantum field theory; reduction, explanation and emergence in physics; modeling and idealization in science.
Weed, Jennifer - University of New Brunswick Philosophy medieval metaphysics with a particular interest in the thought of both St. Thomas Aquinas and Rabbi Moses Maimonides, and the dialogue between Christian, Jewish and Islamic thinkers over the course of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries; contemporary metaphysics; problems concerning analogy; the use of religious language; issues of religious pluralism
Wellman, Barry - Sociology University of Toronto OTHER Professor Barry Wellman studies networks: community, communication, computer, and social. His research examines social support, virtual community, the virtual workplace, community, kinship, friendship, and social network theory and methods.
Whelan, Emma - Sociology Dalhousie University OTHER Whelan's research is concerned with the sociology of medical knowledge with a particular focus on pain, standardization and classification practices in medicine, and gender. She also has longstanding interests in feminist science and technology studies, actor-network theory, and the work of Ludwik Fleck. Past projects included studies of expert and patient claimsmaking about endometriosis; the development of an international chronic pain classification system; and the responses of pain medicine specialists and pain activists to negative media representations of OxyContin and other opioids used to treat pain.
Whitehead, James - St. Thomas University OTHER Earth and Environmental science, space science, terrestrial and martian impact cratering
Whiteley, Louise - Social Studies University of British Columbia OTHER Ethics of Brain-based Explanations of Mental Illness, Representations of Neuroscience in Popular Culture, Material Culture of Contemporary Biomedicine and Museum Display, Ethics Discourse in Science Communication
Williams, Michael - University of Calgary OTHER Methods and technology of computation
Willoughby, Pamela - Anthropology University of Alberta OTHER Archaeology; History of Archaeology; Human Biological and Cultural Evolution; Palaeolithic archaeology, Origin and early evolution of our species, Homo sapiens The Middle and Later Stone Age and the origin of anatomically modern humans in Africa Stone age prehistory of the Lake Rukwa Rift Valley, southwestern Tanzania Experimental analysis of stone tool production and function
Wilson, Catherine - Philosophy University of York Philosophy The relationship between historical and contemporary developments in the empirical sciences, including physics and the behavioural and life sciences, and some traditional problems of philosophy
Wilson, Garth - History History of Mobility (Transportation technology), History of Technology, Material Culture. History of Design, Culture of Transportation Technology