Thursday, December 1, 2016

Closing the gap between science and society

Professor Heather Douglas (Waterloo Chair in Science and Society) was recently recognized for her work by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general science society, which named her a AAAS Fellow for her contributions to the history and philosophy of science.

Monday, November 7, 2016

2nd International Network for Government Science Advice Conference

Following Heather Douglas’ participation in the 2nd International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) Conference in Brussels, Belgium she has written an essay on principles for science advisors published at the INGSA blog. 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

5th René Descartes Lectures 2016

Heather Douglas (Waterloo Chair in Science and Society) has just returned from Tilburg University in the Netherlands, where she gave the 5th Descartes Lectures on the topic of “Science, Values, and Democracy.”  Three lectures were given by Heather over three days, one on Values and Science, one on Science and Democracy (and issues of accountability), and one on Science Communication.  Heather explains, “Each lecture had t

Monday, July 25, 2016

Summer School of the Institut Wiener Kreis

Heather Douglas (Waterloo Chair in Science and Society) spent the first two weeks of July 2016 teaching at the Summer School of the Institut Wiener Kreis at the University of Vienna on “Science, Values, and Democracy” with Mark Brown and Andrew Jewett.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Distinguished Teacher Award

Katie Plaisance (Assistant Professor, Knowledge Integration) received the University of Waterloo Distinguished Teacher Award at the June 2016 convocation.

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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