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

03.10.2022
 

Prof. Sarah R. Davies and Bao-Chau Pham have just published a research note in Social Studies of Science.

08.08.2022
 

We are happy to announce that Professor Ed Hackett will be our guest as a Fulbright Fellow this fall.

04.07.2022
 

We are pleased to announce the newest Reflections blog post from R. Falkenberg, M. Fochler & Lisa Sigl.

25.05.2022
 

Ulrike Felt, Susanne Öchsner and Robin Rae have presented some of their findings at this year's dhealth conference. They have also elaborated on their...

20.05.2022
 

Kamiel Mobach and Ulrike Felt have published an article "On the Entanglement of Science and Europe at CERN" in Science as Culture.

18.05.2022
 

Ulrike Felt has published a paper on the infrastructures that make inter- and trans-disciplinary research possible.

 New Publications

Mayer K. Von Verbindungen und Banden des Wissens. In Hofhues S, Schütze K, editors, Doing Research: Wissenschaftspraktiken zwischen Positionierung und Suchanfrage. Bielefeld: transkript. 2022. p. 130-137 doi: 10.14361/9783839456323-016, 10.14361/9783839456323-016

Huber B, Lepenies R, Baena LQ, Allgaier J. Beyond Individualized Responsibility Attributions? How Eco Influencers Communicate Sustainability on TikTok. Environmental Communication. 2022 Oct 14;16(6):713-722. Epub 2022 Oct 11. doi: 10.1080/17524032.2022.2131868