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

07.03.2024
 

Nina Klimburg-Witjes im Gespräch mit ORF Topos zum Thema Weltraumschrott

29.02.2024 18:00
 

We are thrilled to announce Professor's Ulrike Felt 2024 Haldane Lecture on Thu, February 29th, 2024, 6:00 - 7:00 pm at Wolfson College, University of...

25.01.2024
 

Der Beitrag beleuchtet die zunehmende Gefahr, die durch Tausende von Trümmerteilen im Weltraum entsteht, und erläutert die Auswirkungen auf die...

17.01.2024
 

We are thrilled to announce Thomas Völker's STS Talk on 17th January 2024, 5.30 pm.

29.12.2023
 

FutureSpace is a 5-year research project at the Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS) at the University of Vienna. The project is led by...

12.12.2023
 

We are thrilled to announce Stefan Böschen's STS Talk on 12 December 2023, 5.30 pm.

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 New Publications

Mayer K. Big Data, Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence. In Felt U, Irwin A, editors, Elgar Encyclopedia of Science and Technology Studies. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. 2024

Mayer K. Partizipation: Partizipativ forschen im Spannungsfeld zwischen Inklusion und Exklusion. In Peer C, Semlitsch E, Güntner S, Haas M, editors, Urbane Transformation durch soziale Innovation: Schlüsselbegriffe und Perspektiven. 2024. p. 175 doi: https://doi.org/10.34727/2024/isbn.978-3-85448-064-8 _22

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