Rotman 2022 Catalyst Grant Recipients

Last fall, the Rotman Institute of Philosophy invited members to submit innovative and early-stage research projects to the 2022 Rotman Catalyst Grants Program Competition.   The program promises to award up to $50,000 with a maximum of up to $20,000 per grant for a funding period of 2 years. These grants are offered once [...]

2023-02-24T09:16:09-05:00February 15th, 2023|Members, Projects, Rotman News, Science and Society|

May & June 2022 Member News

Member Awards & Achievements Jackie Sullivan was named a Graham and Gale Wright Distinguished Scholar for 2022-23. This award goes to early or mid-career faculty members in Arts & Humanities who are internationally recognized researchers in their field and have made important contributions to research and graduate education. Learn about her current SSHRC [...]

2022-07-12T15:39:44-04:00July 7th, 2022|Members|

March & April 2022 Member News & Updates

We have several exciting announcements to share in this bi-monthly update! First, two of our faculty members were recently recognized for scholarly excellence by the Office of the President at Western University: Pauline Barmby was one of three Western Researchers named a 2022 Distinguished University Professor. Established in 2005, the Distinguished University Professor Award recognizes [...]

2022-05-03T19:24:39-04:00May 3rd, 2022|Members|

February 2022 Member News & Updates

The Institute welcomed two new members this past month! Dan Lizotte joined us as our newest faculty member, with interdisciplinary research interests in machine learning, biostatistics, and health. Lizotte is jointly appointed to the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Science, and to the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Schulich School of [...]

2022-03-03T09:14:11-05:00March 3rd, 2022|Members|

December 2021 & January 2022 Member News & Updates

We've welcomed three new postdocs to the Institute over the past couple months. Please join us in welcoming them & be sure to visit their profiles to learn more about their research! Kerry O'Neill and Michael Montess will both be working with Maxwell Smith and contributing to his research project, “Ethical Pathways for Therapeutics and Vaccine [...]

2022-01-28T10:01:06-05:00January 28th, 2022|Members|

October & November 2021 Member News & Updates

We're very excited to begin this post with three exciting achievements from our members. First, in October our postdoc Bartek Chomanski accepted a tenure track position in the department of philosophy at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poland, his home country. Please join us in congratulating Bartek & wishing him all the best in his new [...]

2021-12-02T21:28:12-05:00December 2nd, 2021|Members|

August & September 2021 Member News & Updates

Many of our members have returned to campus this fall as in-person classes have resumed, and we are very excited to be joined by several new graduate students & postdocs. Please join us in extending a warm welcome to the following people: New Graduate Student Members: Pepijn Al, Yi-Hsuan Kao, Kardelen Kucuk, Amy MacKinnon, Todd [...]

2021-10-13T09:57:48-04:00October 13th, 2021|Members|

July 2021 Member News & Updates

We'd like to start this month's post with some exciting news from Heather Stewart. Heather (supervised by Carolyn McLeod) successfully defended her thesis titled "The Moral and Political Status of Microaggressions" on July 28th via Zoom. She has also accepted a position at Oklahoma State University as an Assistant Professor. Congratulations Heather! We wish you [...]

2021-08-05T11:19:44-04:00August 5th, 2021|Members|

May & June 2021 Member News & Updates

Our first piece of exciting news in this bi-monthly post comes from Francesca Vidotto. Francesca was named Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Foundations of Physics in June. The CRC program is designed to attract and retain some of the world’s most accomplished and promising minds in engineering, natural sciences, health sciences, humanities and social sciences [...]

2021-12-15T16:29:07-05:00July 5th, 2021|Members|

April 2021 Member News & Updates

We'd like to start off this post by sharing some exciting news from Becky Ellis and John Lehmann. Becky (supervised by Tony Weis) defended her PhD thesis tilted “Pollinator People: an ethnography of bees, bee advocates, and possibilities for multispecies commoning in Toronto and London,ON” on April 15th via Zoom and John (supervised by Robert DiSalle) [...]

2021-06-24T14:18:42-04:00May 4th, 2021|Members|
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