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

27.11.2023
 

The STS Austria conference 2023, “Digging Where We Stand: Activism, Community and the Politics of STS” is just around the corner, taking place in...

22.11.2023
 

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

STS Talks Vienna
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.

20.09.2023
 

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

20.07.2023
 

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

12.07.2023
 

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

 New Publications

Felt U, Öchsner S, Rae R. Citizens in Search for a Place in the Digital Health Data Space: A Case Study. In Pfeifer B, Baumgartner M, editors, dHealth 2022 - Proceedings of the 16th Health Informatics Meets Digital Health Conference. Vol. 293. 2022. p. 127-136. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics). doi: 10.3233/SHTI220359

Klimburg-Witjes N, Leese M, Trauttmansdorff P. Expanding boundaries: Unmaking and remaking secrecy in field research. Political anthropological research on international social sciences. 2022;3(2):168-197. Epub 2022 Nov 8. doi: https://doi.org/10.1163/25903276-bja10039

Mayer K, Shah EI. Human Sensors. In Sensing In/Security. Mattering Press. 2022. p. 206-215 doi: http://doi.org/10.28938/9781912729050