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


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


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


Ruth Falkenberg, Lisa Sigl and Maximilian Fochler have just published a new article in Studies in History and Philosophy of Science:


Sarah R. Davies and Fredy Mora-Gámez have just published a new article in the International Journal of Communication, Special Section on Afterlives of...


Fredy Mora-Gámez has just published a new article in Science as Culture: The official record of victims as a bordering technology: knowledge and...


Ulrike Felt and Pouya Sepher have just published a new article in Science, Technology and Human Values.

 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: _22

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