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Science and technology have a living history. Historians of science effect change in scientific methodology, spread awareness of technological problems and possibilities, and influence the way that science is legislated. Our faculty members, alumni and current students are doing vital research in the history and philosophy of science over a wide variety of topics.
A project that aims to establish a research network on “Cosmopolitanism” in science. Project Director: Dr. Gordon McOuat.
Dr. Jennifer Telesca, March 9, 2018.
Dr. Jennifer Telesca, Assistant Professor of Environmental Justice in the Department of Social Science and Cultural Studies at the Pratt Institute (Brooklyn, NY) spoke at King’s, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Ian Stewart. The event was sponsored by SSHORE, with support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, with further support from the History of Science and Technology Program, Ecology Action Center, and the Dalhousie-based research group, Environmental Information: Use and Influence (Dalhousie Faculty of Management).
‘HOSTSOC’ is the student society of the History of Science and Technology program at the University of King’s College. Students promote interest in the History of Science with events, and Tooth and Claw, an academic journal of their work.
Laura Little, BSc(Hons)’13, is a reference intern at the Killam Memorial Library and Teaching Assistant – Professional Communication Dalhousie MGMT. She’s a 2019 Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) candidate at Dalhousie University. Read her thoughts on HOST.
Matthew Green, BA(Hons)’17 is pursuing a MPhil in History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge. His research covers subjects as diverse as climate change denial and the use of teaching models in early twentieth-century genetics. He also works as a Collections Assistant at the Whipple Museum for the History of Science at the University of Cambridge. Read his thoughts on HOST.
Benjamin Langer, BA(Hons)’09, completed medical school at Western University in London, ON, and Family Medicine Residency at the University of Toronto. He currently practises comprehensive family medicine in Sioux Lookout, ON, including emergency medicine, inpatient medicine, and obstetrics. He travels monthly to Sachigo Lake First Nation, where he is the community family doctor. Read his thoughts on HOST.