Osler Library Travel Grant

The Osler Library of the History of Medicine at McGill University sponsors a travel grant, designed to assist scholars who need to travel to and establish temporary residence in Montreal in order to use the resources of the Library. This grant is available to historians, physicians and to those interested in the arts and humanities […] Read more

Hewton and Griffin Bursaries for Archival Research in 2014

The Friends of the Archives at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), dedicated to the history of Canadian psychiatry, mental health and addiction, have established two endowment funds. These funds annually provide bursaries in memory of their late colleagues, Ms. E.M. (Lil) Hewton and Dr. J.D.M. (Jack) Griffin, O.C. The main purpose of […] Read more

Job Posting: Contract Collections Technician

The Museum of Health Care at Kingston, located in the Ann Baillie Building (National Historic Site) at 32 George St., is looking for a Collections Technician to work on our Textile Storage project. This project includes cleaning textiles, determining appropriate storage methods for pieces, and creating mounts and other storage solutions (incl. rolled storage), as […] Read more

CSHM/CAHN 2013 Conference Report

The 2013 joint meeting of the Canadian Society for the History of Medicine and the Canadian Association for the History of Nursing took place in Victoria, BC from Saturday June 1 to Monday June 3. As a pre-conference kick off, and in the spirit of the joint meeting, Friday evening saw the staging of a […] Read more

Recrutement d’un Doctorant pour une Thèse sur L’histoire du Cancer

La thèse portera sur l?histoire de la lutte contre le cancer au XXe siècle et s?appuiera notamment sur les fonds d?archives des Centre anticancéreux de Nantes et d?Angers. À une analyse à l?échelle régionale, elle est susceptible d?associer une étude à l?échelle nationale et/ou internationale des acteurs et des dispositifs de la lutte contre le […] Read more

Call for Candidates: Postdoctoral Award, Nursing History Research Unit

The Nursing History Research Unit (NHRU) is offering a one-year postdoctoral scholarship with all the advantages of a postdoctoral award at the University of Ottawa. The appropriate candidate is invited to participate in a research project on the recruitment of new nurses to Canada. Library and Archives Canada holds a large number of documents from […] Read more

McGill University PhD Fellowship

A fellowship is available for a PhD student in the history of medicine at McGill University, Departments of History and of Social Studies of Medicine. Research will be within the framework of a larger project on the history of Minimally Invasive Surgery (?keyhole surgery?) 1980s-2000, funded by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) for […] Read more

2013 H. N. Segall Award Winner

Congratulations to David Theodore (Harvard University) for winning the 2013 H. N. Segall Prize for his paper, entitled ?Planning for the Patient: Gordon A Friesen, Patient-centred Care and Automation.” The Segall Prize is awarded for the best student paper presented at the annual conference of the Canadian Society for the History of Medicine. Félicitations à […] Read more


APPEL DE CANDIDATURES BOURSE DE MAÎTRISE / DOCTORAT ET STAGE POSTDOCTORAL DÉHOSPITALISATION PSYCHIATRIQUE ET ACCÈS AUX SERVICES DE SANTÉ MENTALE. REGARDS CROISÉS ONTARIO-QUÉBEC, 1950-2012 Description de la recherche Grâce au financement des Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada (IRSC, 2013-2016) et la Chaire de recherche sur la francophonie canadienne en santé, notre équipe de […] Read more

Funding Opportunity: Eugenics to Newgenics in Alberta: Historical Continuities and Differences

Dr. Claudia Malacrida, at The University of Lethbridge invites applications for up to 2 MA positions/scholarships. These positions are available from January 1 2014 or September 1 2014 for two years (subject to satisfactory progress reviews after 12 months). The Eugenics to Newgenics project is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada […] Read more