Posted under History & Philosophy of Science

  1. We Need to Rethink How We Manage Deathcare

    Australia’s deathcare system is already showing cracks, but the pressures will only worsen, especially as the baby boomer generation takes us into ‘peak death’. A team …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2022/01/15/we-need-to-rethink-how-we-manage-deathcare

  2. Celebrating Our Students’ Achievements

    Looking back on last year’s note of congratulations to our student award recipients, I noted then the extraordinary (pandemic-driven) conditions during which the students were working. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2021/11/15/shaps-student-prizes-scholarships-2020

  3. Paul Siemers

    Paul Siemers, ‘What is the Internet of Things? An Ontological Investigation’ (PhD in the History & Philosophy of Science, 2021) The Internet of Things is widely …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2021/10/21/paul-siemers

  4. Unpacking the History of Quantum Mechanics

    Senior Lecturer in History & Philosophy of Science Dr Kristian Camilleri is currently completing work on a book which challenges the standard understanding of the history …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2021/09/27/quantum-mechanics

  5. Confronting Racism in the Sciences: A Resource Set for Scholars

    Dr Eden Smith is a Research Fellow in the History and Philosophy of Science (HPS). Alongside their focused research, Eden has been collating resources on key topics …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2021/08/16/confronting-racism-in-the-sciences-a-resource-set-for-scholars

  6. A Historical View on Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne

    Since retiring from a distinguished career in physiotherapy, Professor Joan McMeeken AM has devoted much time to researching the history of physiotherapy at the University of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2021/07/19/historical-view-on-physiotherapy

  7. Astronomy in World History

    One of the most popular subjects in the History and Philosophy of Science program is the second-year summer intensive, Astronomy in World History (HPSC20015). Conducted over …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2021/05/03/astronomy-in-world-history

  8. Episode 6 in the SHAPS Podcast Series: Professor Mike Arnold

    Professor Mike Arnold discusses his research on the intersections between death, technology and society, in this final episode of the SHAPS 2020 ‘Disaster and Change’ podcast series, hosted by Dr Henry Reese.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2021/02/27/episode-6-in-the-shaps-podcast-series-professor-mike-arnold

  9. Exploring the History of Antimatter

    Kevin Orrman-Rossiter is an unusual PhD candidate. Having completed a PhD in Physics early in his career, he is now immersed in a second PhD in …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/12/18/exploring-the-history-of-antimatter

  10. On God and Science

    For 20 years, Reverend Dr Stephen Ames has co-taught one of the most popular courses in the History and Philosophy Science program, God and the Natural …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/10/19/on-god-and-science

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