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

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We started a new project (contract funding by the City of Vienna, MA7):

The City as Knowing Space (Die Stadt als Wissensraum)

04.05.2021 07:49

Don't miss out! Katja Mayer, Senior Postdoc in the STS Department, is moderating the Netzpolitischer Abend (in German) online on 6th May 2021.


Sarah Davies and Kathrin Lindvig frame research integrity as a ‘policy object’ and reflect upon how this object is being assembled.


Wenn der Problemlöser zum Problem wird: Die Geschichte unseres Umgangs mit Kunststoffe als Analogie für unseren Zugang zur Klimawende.


Sarah Davies published an article about analysis of Twitter data during the pandemic.


New blog post by T. Bühler is online!

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