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

11.08.2022
 

Paul Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg, 30.08.2022, 15:00 (hybrid format)

08.08.2022
 

We are happy to announce that Professor Ed Hackett will be our guest as a Fulbright Fellow this fall.

05.07.2022
 

Das Institut für Wissenschafts- und Technikforschung sucht eine/n OrgansiationsassistenIn (30h/Woche).

04.07.2022
 

Steve Reding, 22.08.2022, 11:00

04.07.2022
 

We are pleased to announce the newest Reflections blog post from R. Falkenberg, M. Fochler & Lisa Sigl.

25.05.2022
 

Ulrike Felt, Susanne Öchsner and Robin Rae have presented some of their fin-dings at this year's dhealth conference. They have also elaborated on...

 New Publications

Mayer K, Weber J. Targeting from a Distance: Formatting Social Relations in Data-Driven Warfare. In Burkhardt M, Shnayien M, Grashöfer K, editors, Explorations in Digital Cultures. meson press. 2021. p. 1-20


Davies S, Franks S, Roche J, Schmidt AL, Wells R, Zollo F. The Landscape of European Science Communication. JCOM. 2021;20(3). A01.


Felt U. The Temporal Fabric of Academic Lives: Of Weaving, Repairing, and Resisting. In Vostal F, editor, Inquiring into Academic Timescapes. Bingley: Emerald Publishing. 2021. p. 265-278