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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

15th Feb 2016

Seminar: Speaker: Dr Stefan Ecks # Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh Psychiatric innovation in the post-Prozac era 15:30 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

22nd Feb 2016

Seminar: Speaker: Dr Taylor Spears # Sociology, University of Edinburgh Cultures of financial modelling in the interest rate derivatives markets 15:30 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

19 Jan 2016

New book: How Industry Analysts Shape the Digital Future

A new book by Neil Pollock and Robin Williams investigates the role of industry analysts in shaping the technological and economic future.

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ISSTI News 15 Jan 2016

Sampsa Hyysalo to talk on “The New Production of Users”

Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation Occasional Lecture, in conjunction with the University of Edinburgh Business School, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group The New Production of Users: Changing involvement strategies and innovation collectives Sampsa Hyysalo, 3.30 – 5pm Wednesday 3rd February University of Edinburgh Business School - Lecture Theatre 1A

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25 Nov 2015

New Book: James Mittra, The New Health Bioeconomy

"The New Health Bioeconomy: R&D Policy and Innovation for the Twenty-First Century" is now available.

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ISSTI News 22 Nov 2015

Erik Baark Seminar: China - A Science & Technology Superpower?

ISSTI/CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE OCCASIONAL SEMINAR : 3:30-5.00 pm Wednesday 25th November Room LT2, The University of Edinburgh Business School, 29 Buccleuch Place

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28 Oct 2015

Student Essay Shortlisted in "World in 2065" Competition

An essay by a STIS PhD student, Matjaz Vidmar, entitled One Morning in 2065... has been shortlisted in the "World in 2065" competition run by Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the publishing house SAGE.

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