"Ways of Knowing," presented annually by The Science, Religion, and Culture Program at Harvard Divinity School, is the biggest graduate conference in the field with about 120 panelists every year from 88 schools in the US and 20 different countries. The conference provides a forum for discussion, interdisciplinary explorations and professional development for graduate students and junior scholars at various stages of their career. Read more
‘Merchants of Doubt’ co-author Prof. Naomi Oreskes champions the crucial role of verifiable facts in decision making, and the importance of scientists speaking out with values-based argument. Harvard Gazette, March 30, 2017
Under the theme "Serving Society Through Science Policy," the 2017 AAAS meeting featured renowned speakers discussing current issues in science, technology, and policy, with a focus on how to inform policies with the best scientific evidence. Prof. Naomi Oreskes presented a plenary titled "The Scientist as Sentinel."
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Among the highlights of the meeting for Harvard HistSci were the delivery of the 2016 Distinguished Lecture by Prof. Evelynn Hammonds(below, top), and the awarding of the Sarton Medal to Prof. Katherine Park (by HSS President
Heartfelt congratulations to Katharine Park, the Samuel Zemurray, Jr. and Doris Zemurray Stone Radcliffe Research Professor of the History of Science, for being named the 2016 recipient of the Sarton Medal for her lifetime’s achievement in the field of history of science. The prize was awarded on November 6 at this
SAN FRANCISCO --- Climate One at The Commonwealth Club announced today that Dr. Naomi Oreskes, will be awarded the sixth annual Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication. The $15,000 award is given to a natural or social scientist who has made extraordinary scientific contributions and communicated that knowledge to a broad public in a clear and compelling