June Member News and Updates

This month, members of the Rotman Institute hosted three annual conferences: the Rotman 2017 Annual Conference, Cosmology and the Future of Spacetime; the 2017 Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Physics Graduate Conference (LMP); and the 2017 PhilMiLCog Graduate Student Conference. In addition to these events, other member activities for the month are listed below in [...]

2017-07-19T11:57:28+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Members|

May Member News & Updates

May was an eventful month for members of the Institute. 34 Rotman members participated in the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences that began at the end of May. (A detailed listing of Rotman member sessions at Congress can be seen here. Please note that the original post did not include Catherine Stinson, who [...]

2017-06-06T10:55:45+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Members|

Rotman Institute Member Sessions at Congress 2017

This year's Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences will take place on May 27 - June 2 at Ryerson University in Toronto. Rotman Institute members will be participating in numerous sessions throughout the congress. If you’re attending this year’s congress, we invite you to attend these sessions and learn about some of the exciting [...]

2017-06-01T13:23:24+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Members|

April Member News & Updates

Rotman members took part in a variety of conferences, gave a number of talks, and had some new publications during the month of April. In addition, the final Rotman event of the term took place on April 6--a public lecture by Hanna Pickard: Why Do Addicts Use? Getting Real about Drugs, Identity, and Adversity. Video of [...]

2017-05-05T15:17:22+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Members|

March Member News & Updates

In March, The Rotman Institute hosted a successful series of events on responsible robotics and robot ethics. The series included a panel discussion held at Wolf Hall on March 15 (featuring Aimee van Wynsberghe, Ryan Gariepy, Jesse Kirkpatrick, Kristen Thomasen, and Christopher Schlachta), and two related lectures on March 16 & 17. Videos of all three [...]

2017-04-03T16:25:53+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Members, Rotman News|

February Member News & Updates

Four Rotman graduate students were among the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) award recipients announced recently. Please join us in congratulating each of our 2015 Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program Doctoral Scholarship recipients (pictured above, left to right): Adam Woodcox - "Plato on the nature and value of pleasure" Tracy de Boer [...]

2017-03-01T15:16:53+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Members, Rotman News|

January Member News & Updates

Rotman members kicked off the new year with a busy month of activities. New publications, conference presentations, media appearances, and other news are all listed below in alphabetical order. An article on sports ethics, Competing Interests: The team doctor’s dual loyalty problem, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal included commentary by Samantha Brennan. Samantha [...]

2017-08-03T11:58:53+00:00 January 18th, 2017|Members, Rotman News|

December Member News & Updates

We'd like to begin our monthly news post with two exciting announcements from December. First, please join us in congratulating Jackie Sullivan, who was recently promoted to Associate Professor with tenure, effective this July. Second, Lisa Forsberg has joined us as a new postdoctoral fellow. During her time at Western, besides her own research, Lisa [...]

2017-01-06T10:15:16+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Members, Rotman News|