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.

 News & Events

04.06.2024 12:00
 

We warmly invite you to the defensio of Hanna Braun

25.04.2024
 

Der geplante neue Titel des EC lautet: "Wechselwirkungen zwischen Wissenschaft, Technik und Gesellschaft verstehen".

24.04.2024
 

Join the group of University Professor Ulrike Felt as a University assistant (praedoc) in the ERC grant Innovation Residues!

15.04.2024 17:00
 

by Brice Laurent (CSI & ANSES, Paris), Eleanor S. Armstrong (Science Education, Stockholm University), Béatrice Cointe (CSI, Paris), Kirstin Asdal...

12.04.2024 15:30
 

Nina Klimburg-Witjes will give a talk on "Space debris as a security leftover" at the The Future of Near-Earth Space. Space Debris and Space...

26.03.2024
 

Since December 2023, Professor Ulrike Felt is part of the new FWF Supervisory Board 2023 to 2027!

 New Publications

Mayer K. Von Verbindungen und Banden des Wissens. In Hofhues S, Schütze K, editors, Doing Research: Wissenschaftspraktiken zwischen Positionierung und Suchanfrage. Bielefeld: transkript. 2022. p. 130-137 doi: 10.14361/9783839456323-016, 10.14361/9783839456323-016

Huber B, Lepenies R, Baena LQ, Allgaier J. Beyond Individualized Responsibility Attributions? How Eco Influencers Communicate Sustainability on TikTok. Environmental Communication. 2022 Oct 14;16(6):713-722. Epub 2022 Oct 11. doi: 10.1080/17524032.2022.2131868