Posted under History & Philosophy of Science

  1. Remembering Ding Dyason: Bringing Humanities and Science Together

    Last year marked one hundred years since the birth of Diana ‘Ding’ Dyason (1919–1989), historian of medicine and former head of History and Philosophy of Science …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/07/13/remembering-ding-dyason-bringing-humanities-and-science-together

  2. SHAPS Digest (June 2020)

    A monthly round-up of media commentary, publications and projects, and other news from across the School community.

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/07/09/shaps-digest-june-2020

  3. Science Needs to Look Inward to Move Forward

    Robust science depends on encouraging and incentivising more open and transparent practices in research – now, metascientists are looking at what works and what doesn’t.In a …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/30/science-needs-to-look-inward-to-move-forward

  4. SHAPS in the Media (May 2020)

    This month’s digest of SHAPS research in the media offers a rich selection across a range of topics and genres, from podcasts on Bronze Age pandemics, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/12/shaps-in-the-media-may-2020

  5. New Books by SHAPS Staff and Recent Graduates

    The publication of a new book is an occasion that should rightly be celebrated with colleagues and friends. Since we can’t gather in person to launch …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/05/new-books-by-shaps-staff-and-recent-graduates

  6. Mary Proctor: A Forgotten Populariser of Astronomy

    In a recent History & Philosophy of Science seminar, SHAPS Research Fellow Dr Martin Bush presented his work on British-American populariser of astronomy, Mary Proctor, and …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/03/mary-proctor-a-forgotten-populariser-of-astronomy

  7. Gender Equity in the Workplace: An Interview with Professor Cordelia Fine

    Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, Cordelia Fine, is well-known for her research into science, sex and gender. While her earlier research involved critiquing the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/04/27/gender-equity-in-the-workplace-an-interview-with-professor-cordelia-fine

  8. Death in a Time of Corona

    The COVID-19 pandemic is dramatically changing how family and friends around the world can mourn and memorialise loved ones who pass away – from funerals limited …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/04/16/death-in-a-time-of-corona

  9. Why I Study History and Philosophy of Science: A Student Reflection

    Samara Greenwood is a graduate student in her third year of History and Philosophy of Science (HPS). What began as a side interest quickly developed into …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/04/13/why-i-study-history-and-philosophy-of-science

  10. Alternative Social Media Platforms: An Ethnographic Study of the Scuttlebutt Community

    Can Open-Source Software (OSS) platforms offer ethical alternatives to Facebook and Twitter? How do technologies and social values interact with one another? And what might we …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/02/10/alternative-social-media-platforms-an-ethnographic-study-of-the-scuttlebutt-community

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