Institute for Science & Technology Studies

The University recruits a new Canada Research Chair and gains a renewed Canada Research Chair

York University welcomes the appointment of Christian Haas as its new Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Arctic Sea Ice Geophysics and the renewal of a CRC in the History of Modern China for Joshua Fogel. As Tier 1 CRCs, Haas and Fogel will each receive $1.4 million over seven years. The CRC is part of […]

Panel to examine the future of Science & Technology Studies today at 12:30 pm

The Institute for Science & Technology Studies (STS) will host a panel discussion today at 12:30pm in the Delaney Gallery, 320 Bethune College. The panel will examine the future of Science & Technology Studies. Participating in the panel are University of Western Ontario  Professor William Turkel; University of Toronto Professor Michelle Murphy; Queen's University Professor […]

Professor Michael Friendly to give statistical graphs talk today at 12:30 pm

York psychology Professor Michael Friendly will talk about statistics next week as part of the Science & Technology Studies Research Seminar Series. “The First (Known) Statistical Graph: Michael Florent van Langren and the 'Secret' of Longitude” will take place Tuesday, Nov. 30, from 12:30 to 2pm in Norman’s, 203 Bethune College, Keele campus. All are […]

November is Research Month: York celebrates with a series of events

Research Month celebrates the achievements and diversity of York University’s research community. Throughout November, the Vari Hall Rotunda will play host to displays and demonstrations featuring our faculty and graduate researchers. Drop by between 10 am and 2 pm each Wednesday to learn what York's researchers are doing. The Research Month index on York's Research […]

Institute for Science & Technology Studies launches inaugural lecture series today

Considered to be one of the world’s leading historians of science, University of California, San Diego history and science studies Professor Naomi Oreskes will be at York University today to deliver a special lecture at 12:30pm in 320 Bethune College (The Delaney Gallery) on York’s Keele campus. Left: Naomi Oreskes Oreskes, who is an adjunct professor of […]