Department of Science and Technology Studies

Science, technology and innovation shape life in modern societies in countless ways. Some of these are perceived as positive, others are deeply controversial. In turn, policy, corporations, the media and other societal actors influence how knowledge and technologies are produced. Science and technology studies analyzes these interactions, and aims to foster critical and reflexive debates on the relations of science, technology and society.

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 News & Events

27.04.2018 12:30

Power and Justice after the Human Genome Project

15.03.2018 17:14

Celebrating 30 years of STS at the University of Vienna (March 15 – 16, 2018)


Die Diskussionsveranstaltung findet am 17. März 2018 in Innsbruck statt. Und im April in Graz und Innsbruck.


Alexander Degelsegger-Márquez receives the honorary degree "promotio sub auspiciis" from Austrian president Alexander Van der Bellen.




Adipositas als vermeintliche Diagnose ist nicht nur Gegenstand medialer Diskurse und gesellschaftlicher Ausverhandlungsprozesse, sondern auch ideales...