Meagan Allen has won an international dissertation prize competition. It’s the Santorio Award for Excellence in Research, from the Centre for the Study of Medicine and the Body in the Renaissance. It comes with a book contract, a conference invitation, a medal, and cash.
We are pleased to announce the program of the conference "Analysis and Synthesis in Historical and Systematic Perspectives," to be held September 29-October 2, 2021 at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine, Indiana University (Bloomington, Indiana). The conference is part of a Sawyer Seminar, a year-long research institute funded by the USA-based Mellon Foundation.
2021 ISHPSSB Interdisciplinary Organized Session Prize awarded to Becca Jackson and co-panelists for the session "Your genitals don’t lie!“ An escorted encounter with the history and philosophy of phallic and cervical measuring
Exploring the historical, philosophical, and social dimensions of phallometry and cervimetry, this session embodied the ISHPSSB ideal of integrative, dialogic, critical, cohesive, and convivial interdisciplinarity.
Rebecca Jackson named a 2021-2022 John C. Slater Predoctoral Fellow in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine.
The American Philosophical Society’s Library & Museum announces its latest round of fellowship recipients.
Meagan Allen has accepted a two year postdoctoral position at the Science History Institute in Philadelphia.
Professor Amit Hagar, as part of a team of scientists from the IU Medical School Regenerative Medicine Unit, is a co-Investigator on 3 years $1.8M Templeton Foundation grant on Postmortem Conatus.
Professor Ann-Sophie Barwich has been selected to receive a 2021 Trustees Teaching Award in the At-Large Tenure Track Faculty Category. We congratulate her on being chosen for this honor!
Congratulations to Professors William Newman and Jutta Schickore on their Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar!
Professors William Newman and Jutta Schickore bring prestigious Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar to Indiana University Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine.
Meagan Allen has received a Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant from the National Science Foundation for her dissertation, "Roger Bacon's Medical Alchemy: Occult Remedies and the Prolongatio Vitae." This grant will allow her to visit medieval manuscripts containing Bacon's works on alchemy, pharmacology, and medical theory.
Proposal Development Specialist at the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. Congrats Kate!