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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Job Announcements: Researcher

The Department of Science and Technology Studies seeks to employ 2 pre-doctoral and/or 2 post-doctoral researchers.


Call for Abstracts

'Making Europe through infrastructures of (in)security'

The Interdisciplinary Workshop is inspired by the need to investigate how infrastructures of...


Please note: cancellation of talks in June


Lisa Sigl, Ulrike Felt and Maximilian Fochler published an article about the Narrative Framing of Societal Responsibilities in Academic Life Science...

 New Publications

Felt U. Public Health Communication: Anecdotal Evidence and Responsibility in Print Media Accounts of Obesity. In Felt U, Davies S, editors, Exploring Science Communication. A Science and Technology Studies Approach. London: Sage Publications Ltd. 2020. p. 131-148

Mora-Gámez F, Brown SD. A reparação a despeito de si mesma: traições psi na Colômbia pós-conflito. In Arruda Leal Ferreira A, editor, Governamentalidade e práticas psi: a gestão pela liberdade. Vol. 2021-03. Rio de Janeiro: Editora NAU. 2020. p. 523-548