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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

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ISSTI News 18 Aug 2015

Florian Kern sustainable transitions seminar: 3.30 3rd September

Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation/Energy and Society Occasional Seminar Innovation policy mixes for sustainability transitions: Creative destruction or mere niche support? Dr Florian Kern, SPRU, University of Sussex, Thursday 3rd September, 3.30pm to 5pm Seminar Room 1.06, Old Surgeons’ Hall, High School Yards, EH1 1LZ

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ISSTI News 22 Jun 2015

Knut H Sřrensen seminar on Pragmatic Constructivism

Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation Occasional Seminar 10 am 10am Tuesday 23rd June 2015, Old Library , Geography Department

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11 May 2015

AsSIST-UK: Launch Event, 25th August 2015

A new national association, to be called AsSIST-UK (Association for Studies in Innovation, Science and Technology) is being established to represent UK scholars in our fields of work. There will be a national launch event at SPRU, University of Sussex, on 25th August 2015.

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ISSTI News 07 May 2015

How can we inform robust programme design on energy use?

Household energy efficiency programme evaluation: does it tell us what we need to know? 10:30 – 12:00 on Tuesday 19th May Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, HIgh School Yards, Edinburgh EH1 1LZ

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ISSTI News 06 May 2015

Energy and Society Research Group

A new Energy and Society Research Group is being set up

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@UoE_ISSTI

  • UoE ISSTI : RT @CamillaElworthy: A brilliant piece of criticism, with some glorious phrasemaking. Steven Shapin on Dawkins in @GuardianBooks http://t.…
  • UoE ISSTI : RT @bengoldacre: Pfizer says “historical” trial data -on drugs being used by patients right now - is no value to patients! #alltrials http:…
  • UoE ISSTI : RT @digistis: The University of Edinburgh Online Data Science Programme is launched, with 6 of our courses http://t.co/fDokpiJ31M http://t.…
  • UoE ISSTI : STIS coffee morning, welcome visiting scholar Dong Yu Yu from Shanghai Jiao Tong University http://t.co/nFgRJEApH0
  • UoE ISSTI : RT @EdUniCSCS: Seminar in the Citizen Science series, on e-health and patient-created knowledge communities Mon 24th #citizenscience http:/…

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