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

03.10.2016
 

A reflection on engaging with public engagement with science by Robin Rae

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30.08.2016
 

When mass communication turns into mass surveillance by Pouya Sepehr, Maresa Barbara Wolkenstein, Helene Sorgner and Marilen Hennebach, students of...

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17.08.2016
 

Society in the making: quantification and accountability by Andreas Schadauer

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27.06.2016
 

Interview mit Helga Nowotny und Ulrike Felt im uni:view Magazin

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22.06.2016
 

Lisa Sigl on the need for critical reflection on the "frugal innovation" concept

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02.05.2016
 

Stellungnahme der Fakultät für Sozialwissenschaften zu aktuellen Ereignissen an der Universität Wien

Der Verfassungsschutz hat Anfang Mai über einen dramatischen Anstieg bei rechtsextrem motivierten Delikten berichtet. Spätestens in den letzten Wochen...

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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