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.

 Defensiones

02.02.2024 15:00
 

We warmly invite you to the defensio of Keziah Sheldon.

 STS Talks Vienna

22.11.2023
 

We are delighted to announce Eva Šlesingerová STS talk on 22 November, 5.30 pm.

 News

15.11.2023
 

APA-Science lädt ein zu einem Expert*innenpodium zur Frage, wie der Dialog über den Einsatz von neuer Gentechnik in der Landwirtschaft gelingen kann.

News
10.10.2023
 

„Umwelt im Gespräch“ ist eine Veranstaltungsreihe des Forschungsverbunds Umwelt und Klima und der Universität Wien in Kooperation mit dem...

News
20.09.2023
 

Ulrike Felt, Susanne Öchsner, Robin Rae and Ekaterina Osipova have just published a new article in the Journal of Responsible Innovation.

News
29.08.2023
 

Am Institut ist ehestmöglich die Position eines/r Drittmittel- und KommunikationsreferentIn zu besetzen.

News
20.07.2023
 

Paul Trauttmansdorff and Nina Klimburg-Witjes have just published a new book called:

News
12.07.2023
 

Lisa Sigl's, Ruth Falkenberg's, and Maximilian Fochler's new article was just accepted in Social Studies of Science.

News

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 New Publications

Buschmann K, Kasberger S, Kraker P, Mayer K, Reckling F, Rieck K et al. Open Science in Österreich: Ansätze und Status Open Science in Austria: Approaches and status Open Science en Autriche: Approches et état des lieux. Information-Wissenschaft und Praxis. 2015 Jan 1;66(2-3):137-145. doi: 10.1515/iwp-2015-0025, http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.16511

Merz M, Sormani PB. Configuring New Research Fields: How Policy, Place, and Organization Are Made to Matter. In Merz M, Sormani P, editors, The Local Configuration of New Research Fields. On Regional and National Diversity. Springer. 2015. p. 1-22. (Sociology of the Sciences Yearbook).