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

12.07.2017
 

TranskribientIn auf Werkvertragsbasis gesucht

Das Institut für Wissenschafts- und Technikforschung sucht ab sofort eine/n TranskribientIn auf Werkvertragsbasis für die Verschriftlichung...

27.06.2017
 

Ulrike Felt on 'More work is required to make academic “timescapes” worth inhabiting and to open up space for creative work'

26.01.2017
 
23.01.2017
 

edited by Ulrike Felt, Rayvon Fouché, Clark A. Miller and Laurel Smith-Doerr

24.11.2016
 

Sind die ÖsterreicherInnen wirklich technikpessimistisch? Was bedeuten Funkchips in Kleidung oder auf dem Parkpickerl für unsere Privatsphäre? In der...

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07.11.2016
 

Performing Moral Stories through Bodyweight by Michael Penkler

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 New Publications

Albert A, Mayer K, Bálint B, Butkevičienė E, Perelló J. Citizen Social Science: New and Established Approaches to Participation in Social Research. In The Science of Citizen Science. 2021. p. 119-138 doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58278-4_7


Wentland A, Klimburg-Witjes N. „Die Benutzer sind das Problem, nicht das System“ – Verantwortung, Vertrauen und Vulnerabilität in IT-Sicherheitsdiskursen. In Braun K, Kropp C, editors, In digitaler Gesellschaft: Neukonfigurationen zwischen Robotern, Algorithmen und Usern. 1 ed. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag. 2021. (Politik in der Digitalen Gesellschaft).


Mayer K, Shah EI. Human Sensors. In Sensing In/Security. Mattering Press. 2021. p. 206-215 doi.org/10.28938/9781912729050