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About the institute

The Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation (ISSTI) is a research network established in 2000 to bring together groups of academics and individual researchers across the University of Edinburgh who are involved in research, teaching and knowledge transfer on social and policy aspects of science, technology and innovation.

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Upcoming Events

24th Nov 2014

Seminar: Speaker: Dr Jonathan Suk # European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control Controversies in climate change and infectious disease. From science to policy... and back. 15:30 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

25th Nov 2014

Seminar: Speaker: Professor Jim Skea, CBE # Imperial College and RCUK Energy Strategy Fellow Innovation in the energy sector: paradigm busting or paradigm reinforcing? 15:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

ISSTI News 06 Nov 2014

Public Lecture by Bernie Carlson 4pm Tuesday 18th November 2014 Nikola Tesla and the Invention of Our Electronic World

Prof Bernard Carlson, University of Virginia will present the next NMS/ISST Understanding Technology Public Lecture

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ISSTI News 28 Oct 2014

Jim Skea to speak at ECCI 3pm Tuesday 25th November

Innovation in the energy sector: paradigm busting or paradigm reinforcing?

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ISSTI News 15 Oct 2014

Understanding Technology ISSTI /National Museums Scotland Lecture

Science on Television and in the Museum: Dr Tim Boon, Science Museum, 3pm Tuesday 21st October 2014, National Museums Scotland, Chambers Street

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ISSTI News 10 Oct 2014

Kalle Lyytinen to give joint ISSTI/Social Informatics Lecture

Kalle Lyytinen seminar: Making and breaking rules in information technology (IT) rich environments, 9.30 Friday 24th October, Edinburgh University Business School Lecture Theatre 5

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ISSTI News 10 Oct 2014

Sheila Jasanoff to give SKAPE lecture at Edinburgh

Sheila Jasanoff, (Harvard University) will give a public lecture on 'Science and Citizenship: toward a normative structure of public reason'. 5.30 pm Thursday 16th October, Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (EH1 1LZ).

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Latest Issue of the ISSTI Newsletter: ISSTI Newsletter Issue 24 - March 2014