Rotman Member Talks at the 2014 HSS/PSA Conference

This week many of our members are heading to Chicago, Illinois to present at the 2014 History of Science Society / Philosophy of Science Association meeting. We’re proud to say we have 1 post doc, 4 graduate students, 5 Western faculty members , and 4 recent Rotman Institute alumni presenting on the following: **Post Doc Daniel J. Hicks has a […]

Inductive Risk and Values in Climate Science

Cross-posted from Je fais, donc je suis I’ve spent this weekend at the Rotman Institute’s big annual conference, this year on climate science. In this post, I want to follow up on an exchange Saturday morning, between Gavin Schmidt and Eric Winsberg. Some quick context: In a 2012 paper, Winsberg applied Heather Douglas’ inductive risk […]

Climate Change: What is to be done? A public panel discussion - Tonight - October 23

Free Public Panel on Climate Change: tonight

We invite you to join us for a free public panel discussion tonight, Thursday, October 23, 2014 titled Climate Change: What is to be done? The panel will be held in 1200 Spencer Engineering Building on Western University’s campus in London, Ontario. Free parking is available at the Alumni/Thompson Lot off the Alumni Hall traffic […]