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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

19th Jan 2015

Seminar: Speaker: Dr Michela Massimi # Philosophy, University of Edinburgh Three kinds of perspectival truth 15:30 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

26th Jan 2015

Seminar: Speaker: Dr Noortje Marres # Goldsmiths, University of London Why map issues? On controversy analysis as a digital method 15:30 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

12 Dec 2014

REF 2104 Results: Science, Technology and Innovation Studies research rated 1st in UK by national research assessment

Science, Technology and Innovation Studies research rated 1st in UK by national research assessment

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08 Dec 2014

Stewart Russell Award for MSc (Research) Science and Technology Studies

We are delighted to announce an award under the Stewart Russell Memorial Fund. An Award of £1000 will be offered to the strongest applicant for our MSc Research (Science and Technology Studies).

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