Past Events

Situating Science Summer School 2014

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Tue., Feb. 25, 2014, 11:30am
The FedCan SSH News Blog reports on our Summer School

From the FedCan Blog  - SSH News

The Frankfurt School: The Critique of Capitalist Culture

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Thu., Jul. 17, 2014, 8:30am - Sat., Jul. 19, 2014, 5:00pm
July 17-19: Free conference about the Marxist Frankfurt-based Institute for Social Research

The Frankfurt School: The Critique of Capitalist Culture
An Interdisciplinary Conference
July 17 – 19, 2014
Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC
Free.
Reserve a seat for the Conference:

Place and Practice: Doing Science in and on the Ocean 1800-2012

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Sat., Jun. 14, 2014, 9:00am - Tue., Jun. 17, 2014, 5:00pm
June 14-17 2014: International workshop exploring the place and practice of Oceanography

Place and Practice: Doing Science in and on the Ocean 1800-2012
University of King’s College, 6350 Coburg Rd., Halifax, NS
June 14-17, 2014

Hype in Halifax

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Wed., Apr. 16, 2014, 6:30pm
Current Biology about the Hype in Science workshop in Halifax.

Hype in Halifax
Current Biology Vol 24 No 8
Article on the Hype in Science event in Halifax December 7, 2013 (In Documents section below)
 

De l'exclusion à l'innovation théorique: le cas de l'éconophysique

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Tue., Apr. 1, 2014, 12:45am
Christophe Schinckus, University of Leicester

De l'exclusion à l'innovation théorique: le cas de l'éconophysique

Prosocial attitudes and patterns of academic entrepreneurship

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Fri., Apr. 11, 2014, 12:30pm - , 2:00pm
Mark Freel, École de gestion TELFER, Université d'Ottawa

Prosocial attitudes and patterns of academic entrepreneurship

Critical Itineraries Technoscience Salon - Ontologies

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Fri., Apr. 4, 2014, 4:30pm
Paul Nadasdy (Cornell University) and Keiichi Omura (Osaka University) speak about ontologies for the Critical Itineraries Technoscience Salon

Event :: ONTOLOGIES


Speakers :: Paul Nadasdy (Cornell University), Keiichi  Omura (Osaka University)


Discussants :: Mark Vardy (Queen’s University), Petra Hroch (University of Alberta)

Technologies of Trauma: Assessing Wounds and Joining Bones in Late Imperial China

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Thu., Apr. 3, 2014, 5:00pm - , 6:30pm
Yu Li Wu (Research Centre for East Asian Sciences and Traditions in Medicine, University of Westminster) presents as part of the UBC STS series

Technologies of Trauma: Assessing Wounds and Joining Bones in Late Imperial China
YI-LI WU, RESEARCH CENTRE FOR EAST ASIAN SCIENCES AND TRADITIONS IN MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER
Thurs. April 3, 2014, 5PM
Green College, Coach House, UBC

Cours d'ete Situer la science 2014

Date: 
Tue., Feb. 25, 2014, 11:30am
Blogue de FedCan (anglais)

From the FedCan Blog  - SSH News

Alter Life: Biology + Technology + Art?

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Thu., Mar. 27, 2014, 7:30pm - , 9:00pm
Technoscience Salon in Windsor with the Incubator Lab

INCUBATOR Lab welcomes the Technoscience Salon to Windsor! Join us for a round table discussion, fun and prizes with theorists and artists!

Alter Life: Biology + Technology + Art?
Thursday, March 27, 2014
7:30 - 10:00 pm
Villians Beastro
256 Pelissier Street, Windsor

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Evidence: Wanted Dead or Alive

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Wed., Apr. 16, 2014, 5:00pm - , 6:30pm
Stathis Psillos (CRC Philosophy of Science) concludes The Lives of Evidence national lecture series.

Evidence: Wanted, Dead or Alive
Stathis Psillos, Rotman Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Science, Department of Philosophy, Western University
Wed. April 16 2014, 5 PM
Room 001, Emmanuel College, University of Toronto, 75 Queen's Park Crescent, Toronto, Ont.
Free.
Reception to follow.

From misconduct to bias, through the hierarchy of the sciences

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Fri., Mar. 28, 2014, 12:30pm - , 2:00pm
Daniele Fanelli, École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l'information, Université de Montréal

From misconduct to bias, through the hierarchy of the sciences

Disruptive Ideas: Public Intellectuals and their Arguments for Action on Climate Change

Date: 
Thu., Mar. 27, 2014, 4:00pm
Matthew Nisbet (School of Communication at American University) presents as part of the UBC STS series

Professor Matthew Nisbet of the School of Communication at American University will present "Disruptive Ideas: Public Intellectuals and their Arguments for Action on Climate Change" on Thursday, March 27 from 4:00-5:30 pm in Buchanan Tower 1197.

Ford Doolittle wins $1M Herzberg Medal

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Date: 
Tue., Mar. 18, 2014, 8:00pm
News articles announcing Atlantic Node manager's big NSERC prize

Congratulations to Atlantic Node manager Ford Doolittle for winning the NSERC Herzberg Medal for "sustained excellence and influence" in Canadian research that has "substantially advanced" science or engineering for his work in molecular genetics, including the study of lateral gene transfer, a key driver of microbial evolution.

From the ‘Bankruptcy of Science’ to the ‘Death of Evidence’: Science and its Value

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Date: 
Thu., Apr. 10, 2014, 5:00pm
Stathis Psillos (Rotman Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Science, Department of Philosophy, Western University) presents Part 6 in The Lives of Evidence national lecture series.

From the ‘Bankruptcy of Science’ to the ‘Death of Evidence’: Science and its Value
Stathis Psillos, Rotman Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Science, Department of Philosophy, Western University
Thursday, April 10 2014, 5 PM