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


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


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


Steve Reding, 22.08.2022, 11:00


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


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...