Posted under History & Philosophy of Science

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Federation Stars: The Meanings of Popular Astronomy in Australia at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

    In 1901 a new flag was chosen to represent a new nation, and the central emblem was a constellation of the southern sky. By this time, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/10/12/federation-stars-the-meanings-of-popular-astronomy-in-australia-at-the-turn-of-the-twentieth-century

  5. Reimagining Trust in Science

    During National Science Week 2020 the History and Philosophy of Science program (HPS) hosted two events as part of the University of Melbourne’s Science Festival. The …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/09/22/reimagining-trust-in-science

  6. From HPS to Saving Planet A

    Recently, HPS Alumna Dr Zoë Loh featured on the ABC documentary Fight for Planet A in relation to her role as a senior research scientist at …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/09/01/from-hps-to-saving-planet-a

  7. Are There ‘Male’ and ‘Female’ Brains?

    How useful are the well-known and hotly contested categories of ‘male brain’ and ‘female brain’? Among experts, nobody really questions that anatomical sex differences in the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/08/10/are-there-male-and-female-brains

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Katherine Mannell

    Katherine Mannell, ‘Young Adults, Mobile Messaging, and the Negotiation of (Un)Availability’ (PhD, History & Philosophy of Science, 2020) With a mobile phone, a person can reach …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/shaps-research/2020/06/03/katherine-mannell

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