Jerry Coyne’s recent book could not have come at a better time. The science-religion debate is out of control. In… Read more The Problem and the Problems with the Problem–Notes on Chapter One
Over the last few weeks in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Situating Science has presented two installments in the national lecture series… Read more Trust in…Whom?
Recently I’ve been reading The War on Science by Chris Turner. Turner chronicles the Harper government’s steady dismantling of Canada’s… Read more The War on Science and its Secular Cloak
Science, Evidence, and Narrative I’ve heard it said that the way we see the world in some ways determines the world… Read more Science, Evidence, and Narrative
The recent announcement by the Canadian Federal government of the closing and consolidation of Fisheries and Oceans libraries has the media,… Read more Evidence, the Death of Evidence, and Finding Some Good Questions
On December 7, 2013, the Atlantic Node of Situating Science Strategic Knowledge Cluster hosted a one day public series of discussions… Read more Hype in Science: How can respectable journals publish such c**p? oh, and peer-review
On Monday, October 21, 2013, Dr. Yves Gingras (UQAM) opened the Science and Society Sympoium 2013 with a talk entitled… Read more Citizens and Science: Really?