David Pantalony

David Pantalony is Curator of Physical Sciences and Medicine at the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa. He specializes in the history of scientific instruments, with an active research interest in Post-World War II science in Canada.

He is an Adjunct Professor at the Department of History, University of Ottawa, where he teaches a collections-based seminar. He holds a PhD in the history of science from the University of Toronto (2002).

In 2012 he won the Paul Bunge Book Prize for his book Altered Sensations: Rudolph Koenig’s Acoustical Workshop in Nineteenth-Century Paris (Dordrecht, Springer, 2009).

David Pantalony is the Editor-in-Chief of Scientia Canadensis: Canadian Journal of the History of Science, Technology and Medecine.


Bibliographic Selection

David Pantalony, «Field Notes: Challenges and Approaches for Collecting Recent Material Heritage of Science and Technology», Museologia e Patrimônio, vol. 8, no. 2 (2015): 68-79. Read

David Pantalony et Claude Faubert, «Reading artefacts, making connections. A hands-on session at the Palace Museum, Beijing», ICOM Newsletter, no. 3 (sept. 2014): 8. Read

David Pantalony, «Biography of an Artifact: The Theratron Junior and Canada’s Atomic Age», Scientia Canadensis, vol. 34, no. 1 (2011): 51–63. Read