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

19.06.2024 17:00
 

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

07.06.2024
 

Starting April 1, 2024, Katja Mayer is an incoming fellowship for one year at the Berlin University Alliance.

29.05.2024
 

The video team of the science magazine Rudolfina met with Nina Klimburg-Witjes to get informations about Europe's role within the new space age.

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!

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...

 New Publications

Metzler I, Åm H. How the governance of and through digital contact tracing technologies shapes geographies of power. Policy & Politics. 2022 Apr;50(2):181-198. Epub 2022 Feb 15. doi: 10.1332/030557321X16420096592965

Felt U, Öchsner S, Rae R. Citizens in Search for a Place in the Digital Health Data Space: A Case Study. In Pfeifer B, Baumgartner M, editors, dHealth 2022 - Proceedings of the 16th Health Informatics Meets Digital Health Conference. Vol. 293. 2022. p. 127-136. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics). doi: 10.3233/SHTI220359