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  • Taylor-Wei Dissertation Fellowship Opportunity for 2023 / This award, named in honor of the scientific achievements of Dr. Ronald C. Taylor and Dr. Ming-Ying Wei, consists of a $25,000 stipend for one year of research and writing on any topic related to the history of meteorology, climate science, and/or technologies related to those fields, broadly construed. We are interested in supporting social and cultural approaches to weather and climate as well as more technically-focused work.

  • Younes Mahdavi Awarded Dissertation Prize / At a ceremony on 28 April 2022, Randall Hewes, Dean of the Graduate College, presented Younes Mahdavi with the 2021 Provost's Ph.D. Dissertation Prize for Outstanding Dissertation in the Humanities and Fine Arts.

  • Three Mellon Fellows Visiting in March and April / The Collections are expecting three visiting researchers in March and April: Dr. Renee Clary, Tom Sharpe, and Dr. Francesco Luzzini. All three will be using materials in the new Rudwick and Torrens archives, as well as from our print holdings in the history of geology.

  • New Open Access Publication: Al-Hawārī’s “Essential Commentary” / An open access critical edition of a 14th-century classic Arabic mathematical text has been published in the Edition Open Sources series under the co-sponsorship of the Department of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, the University of Oklahoma Libraries, and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. The book, Al-Hawārī’s “Essential Commentary”: Arabic Arithmetic in the Fourteenth Century, was translated, edited, and produced by Mahdi Abdeljaouad (Université de Tunis) and Jeffrey Oaks (University of Indianapolis).

  • Suzanne Moon Wins Prestigious Da Vinci Medal / Dr. Suzanne Moon, Associate Professor in the Department of Science, Technology, and Medicine at OU, received the prestigious Leonardo Da Vinci Medal this November at the annual conference of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT).

  • Taylor-Wei Dissertation Fellowship Opportunity / This award, named in honor of the scientific achievements of Dr. Ronald C. Taylor and Dr. Ming-Ying Wei, consists of a $25,000 stipend for one year of research and writing on any topic related to the history of meteorology, climate science, and/or technologies related to those fields, broadly construed. We are interested in ...

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Colloquium Series 2022-2023

Please contact Suzanne Moon at suzannemoon@ou.edu for further information or questions regarding accessibility.