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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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07 Aug 2017

Summer school research leads to New Statesman article for STIS PhD student Tim Squirrel

STIS PhD student Tim Squirrel has used research generated through a recent Digital Methods Summer School at the University of Amsterdam to publish a piece with the New Statesman on alt-right language.

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ISSTI News 03 Aug 2017

Seminar 3pm Tues 22nd August Robots, Bots, and other Algorithms

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31 Jul 2017

Haddow & Vermeulen quoted in The Guardian Observer

Haddow & Vermeulen are cited about their work on 3D bioprinting.

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13 Jul 2017

Vacancy: Chair of Innovation in the Life Sciences (Global Food Security)

The University seeks to appoint a world-leading scholar to the Chair of Innovation in the Life Sciences (Global Food Security). The Chair will be located in the Subject of Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, in the School of Social and Political Science. We welcome applications from candidates including those with specialism in agricultural innovation systems, international development, and life sciences innovation.

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16 Jun 2017

STIS PhD Student Awarded Prestigious Emerging Space Leaders Grant

Matjaz Vidmar, a 2nd year STIS PhD student, has been awarded one of the prestigious Emerging Space Leaders Grants by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF).

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Latest Issue of the ISSTI Newsletter: ISSTI Newsletter Issue 30 - April 2017