Our Recent Research Activities
Here you will be able to find information about the recent research of members of STS Graduate Program at York University, including faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students.
- Recent Books
Berkowitz, C. and Lightman, B. (eds) (2017) Science Museums in Transition: Anglo-American Cultures of Display in the 19th Century, Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.
Birch, K. (2016) Innovation, Regional Development and the Life Sciences: Beyond Clusters, London: Routledge.
Lightman, B. (ed.) (2016) A Companion to the History of Science, Chichester: Wiley Blackwell.
- Recent Special Issues
Birch, K. (forthcoming 2017) Introduction: Techno-economic assumptions, Science as Culture 26(4).
Calvert, K., Kedron, P., Baka, J. and Birch, K. (2017) Geographical perspectives on sociotechnical transitions and emerging bio-economies: introduction to a special issue, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management 29(5): 477-485.
- Recent Journal Articles
Birch, K. (2016) Emergent policy imaginaries and fragmented policy frameworks in the Canadian bio-economy, Sustainability 8(10): 1-16. [Open Access]
Birch, K. (2017) Rethinking value in the bio-economy: Finance, assetization and the mangement of value, Science, Technology and Human Values 42(3): 460-490. [Open Access]
Birch, K. (forthcoming) Materiality and sustainability transitions: Integrating climate change into transport infrastructure in Ontario, Canada, Prometheus: Critical Studies in Innovation.
Birch, K., Dove, E., Chiappetta, M. and Gursoy, U. (2016) Biobanks in oral health: Promises and implications of 'post-neoliberal' patterns of science and innovation, OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology 20(1): 36-41.
Nickerson, S. (forthcoming 2017) Graphic Medicine: An introduction, Canadian Medical Association Journal.
Rutherford, A. (forthcoming 2017) Surveying rape: Feminist social science and the ontological politics of sexual assault, History of the Human Sciences 30(4): 1-24.
Rutherford, A. (2017) “Making better use of U.S. women:” Psychology, sex roles, and womanpower in post-WWII America, Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences 53(3): 228-245.
- Recent Book Chapters
- Recent Grants
- Recent Talks
Nickerson, S. (2015) Referees vs. publisher’s readers as decision makers in mathematics and science, Publish or Perish? Scientific periodicals from 1665 to the present Conference, The Royal Society, London, UK.
Nickerson, S. (2017) Darwin’s Publisher: John Murray III at the Intersection of Science and Religion, International Congress of History of Science and Technology, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
- Recent Events
- Recent Public Engagement
Nickerson, S. and C. Murray. (2016) About the Tyndall Project , written by Nickerson, visuals and production by Murray.
Nickerson, S. (2017) Spiritualism, religion and mathematics in the Victorian period, Science and Religion: Exploring the Spectrum blog
- Recent Books