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

07.11.2016
 

Performing Moral Stories through Bodyweight by Michael Penkler

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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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27.06.2016
 

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

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 New Publications

Mora-Gámez F. Curating Reparation and Recrafting Solidarity. In Ecological Reparation: Repair, Remediation and Resurgence in Social and Environmental Conflict. Bristol University Press. 2023. p. 258-272

Sepehr P. Post-Automobility Futures: Technology, Power, and Imaginaries. Mobility Humanities. 2023 Jan 31;2(1):164-167. doi: 10.23090/MH.2023.01.2.1.164

Fritzsche M-C, Akyüz K, Abadía MC, McLennan S, Marttinen P, Mayrhofer MT et al. Ethical layering in AI-driven polygenic risk scores—New complexities, new challenges. Frontiers in Genetics. 2023 Jan 26;14:1-11. 1098439. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2023.1098439

Serbe-Kamp É, Bemme J, Pollak D, Mayer K. Open Citizen Science: fostering open knowledge with participation. Research Ideas and Outcomes. 2023 Jan 23;9. doi: 10.3897/rio.9.e96476

Klimburg-Witjes N, (ed.), Trauttmansdorff P, (ed.). Technopolitics and the Making of Europe: Infrastructures of Security. 1 ed. London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis, 2023. 208 p. doi: 10.4324/9781003267409