News archive - September 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

Calgary Summit of Philosophers of Science

Philosophers of biology throughout Canada met at the University of Calgary to discuss future directions for the field on Sept. 26 and 27, 2014. Six extensive discussions started with lectures and commentaries. Carla Fehr, Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy, participated as a commentator. The Summit also included a poster forum where Canadian graduate students and postdoctoral fellows presented their research.

Monday, September 22, 2014

2014 Buffalo Experimental Philosophy Conference

John Turri with four people from the Waterloo Philosophy Department and the Philosophical Science Lab presented research at the  2014 Buffalo Experimental Philosophy Conference.
 
Overall, the conference was an awesome event, with people from all around the world​ (e.g.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Science Advice to Governments

Heather Douglas, Waterloo Chair in Science and Society, at the invitation of Sir Peter Gluckman, Chief Science Advisor to New Zealand, was asked to speak at the conference Science Advice to Governments, August 28-29, 2014.  It was a conference that brought together leading science advisors from all over the world.  Heather also wrote three essays about and for the conference,