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.
Conversations: Speaker: Matjaz Vidmar # The University of Edinburgh Let Big Brother Watch! (From Space...) @ CODI2016 15:00 (1 hour)
Conversations: Speaker: Angus Bancroft # The University of Edinburgh How Cyber-Crime Benefits Society @ CODI2016 15:00 (1 hour)
ISSTI News 31 May 2016
Prof Harry Collins will give the ISSTI 2016 Retreat Public Lecture. Following the recent detection of gravitational radiation he will reflect on his near half-century of fieldwork on the gravitational wave community and assess the closure of the gravity-wave story and its implications for the sociology of scientific knowledge.
24 May 2016
Two Postdoctoral Research Fellows are required for the ERC-funded project “Medical translation in the history of modern genomics” led by Dr Miguel Garcia-Sancho investigating the history of the international initiatives to map and sequence the human, pig and yeast genomes. One post will investigate the yeast genome initiative and the other the mapping and sequencing of the pig genome.
ISSTI News 21 Mar 2016
Xiaobai Shen, Senior Lecturer in the University of Edinburgh Business School, has won two awards to study the emergence of new Business Models in Film, Music and e-fiction publishing in China and the UK.
21 Mar 2016
The programme of events to mark the 50th anniversary of the formation of the Science Studies Unit (SSU), one of the predecessors of the Science, Technology and Innovation Studies Subject Group, is being released.
18 Mar 2016
The University of Edinburgh, College for Humanities and Social Science is advertising for Chancellor's Fellows in the area of Data Science and the area of Energy and Society which are likely to be of interest to colleagues in Science, Technology and Innovation Studies. These are prestigious 5-year tenure track appointments. The closing date for applications is 11th April, at 5pm.
Latest Issue of the ISSTI Newsletter: ISSTI Newsletter Issue 24 - March 2014