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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Climate Change: What is to be done?

Heather Douglas (Waterloo Chair in Science and Society) participated in the public panel discussion at the Rotman Institute of Philosophy, University of Western Ontario on

Monday, September 29, 2014

Calgary Summit of Philosophers of Science

Carla Fehr attended the Calgary Summit of Philosophers of Science on Sept. 26 and 27, 2014 at the University of Calgary.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Science Advice to Governments

Heather Douglas, 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,

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Science, Technology, and Gender: Challenges and Opportunities

Carla Fehr, Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy, is hosting the Science, Technology, and Gender: Challenges and Opportunities conference at the University of Waterloo. The conference is held with the Association for Feminist Epistemologies, Methodologies, Metaphysics, and Science Studies (FEMMSS) and the Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy (CSWIP) on August 10 to 13, 2014. 

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

National Academy of Sciences in San Jose

Heather Douglas, Waterloo Chair in Science and Society, travelled to  Costa Rica, where she gave two talks, one on “Science and Citizens” at the National Academy of Sciences in San Jose (or the Academia Nacional de Cienicas) and the other at the University of San Jose.

Science and Technology in Society Teaching Group

Interested in how science, technology, and society interact? Find out more information about the Science and Technology in Society Teaching Group professors and the undergraduate courses they teach at the University of Waterloo.

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Feminism and Science Research Group

In the Feminism and Science Research Group we conduct research that is unified by attention to justice and the social nature of scientific, technological and medical research. We are interested in research policy, practice, education and implementation. Details

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