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

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18.02.2022
 

Nina Klimburg-Witjes gave an interview about space debris for Tech & Nature (in German). Read it here!

22.01.2022
 

Ulrike Felt has just published her new book (available in German) !

17.12.2021
 

Congratulation to Anna Pillinger, who won the AK-Wissenschaftspreis for her master thesis "Imagining Care Robots at a Dementia Station – Or: Wishing...

06.12.2021
 

Susanne ÖCHSNER

09.12.2021, 12:00-13:30

25.11.2021
 

Strategieentwicklung ist ein Teil von wissenschaftlichem Leitungspersonal geworden. Das Projekt “Follow the Money” geht dieser Entwicklung nach.

24.11.2021
 

The Digital Transformation of the EU Border Regime: Read the new article by Paul Trauttmannsdorff & Ulrike Felt!

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 New Publications

Tybjerg K, Whiteley L, Davies S. Object Biographies: The Life of a Hacked Gene Gun. In Felt U, Davies S, editors, Exploring Science Communication. Sage Publications Ltd. 2020. p. 69-87


Mayer K. Open Science Diplomacy. In Young M, Flink T, Dall E, editors, Science Diplomacy in the Making: Case based insights from the S4D4C project. 2020. p. 133-215


Chlormann M, Klimburg-Witjes N. Space Debris Sustainability: Understanding and Engaging Outer Space Environments. In Madi M, Sokolova O, editors, Space Debris Peril: Pathways to Opportunities. : Capacity Building in the New Space Era. 1 ed. Boca Ranton: CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group. 2020