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04/2017 | The winner of the First International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IUHPST) Essay Prize in History and Philosophy of Science is Professor Theodore Arabatzis (Athens) for his essay "What's in it for the historian of science? Reflections on the value of philosophy of science for history of science". This prize competition seeks to encourage fresh methodological thinking on the history and philosophy of science as an integrated discipline. More information
06/2016 | Risk Change. Project RISK CHANGE (2016–2020) is co-funded by the Creative Europe Program of the European Union. The Department of Philosophy and History of Science, School of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is a partner in this newly funded project.
04/2016 | The 8th Tensions of Europe Conference (Athens, 7-10 September 2017) will be co-organized by the Division of History of Science and Technology, Department of Philosophy and History of Science, School of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the Foundation for the History of Technology, which is hosted by the Eindhoven University of Technology.
11/06/2015 | HoNESt -- History of Nuclear Energy and Society, a Horizon 2020 EU Research Project. The Department of Philosophy and History of Science, School of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is a partner in the newly funded Horizon 2020 project entitled ‘History of Nuclear Energy and Society (HoNESt)’, which will be launched on 1 September 2015. Funded by Horizon 2020/Euratom, the collaborative research project HoNESt sets out to explain variety and change in European societies’ relation to nuclear energy on the basis of the historical experience.
26/12/2014 | Lecturer Stathis Arapostathis' book, Patently Contestable: Electrical Technologies and Inventor Identities on Trial in Britain (MIT Press, 2013) co-authored with Professor Graeme Gooday was awarded the 2014 Pickstone Prize by the British Society for the History of Science.
The BSHS John Pickstone prize was established in June 2014 to commemorate the work of Professor John Pickstone (1944-2014), founding Director of the Centre of History, Science and Medicine at Manchester and author of influential book, Ways of Knowing. The winning publication will, according to the BSHS, ‘mark a major advance in the understanding and interpretation of the scientific past.’