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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

27th May 2015

Seminar: Speaker: Dr Antti Silvast # STIS, University of Edinburgh Design, Deregulation, and Reregulation of the Nordic Power Markets in Finland 13:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

8th Jun 2015

Workshop: Hosted by: Dr Miguel Garcia-Sancho # STIS, University of Edinburgh Documents and their Analysis in the Humanities, Arts and Sciences 09:00 (8 hours)

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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ISSTI News 27 Apr 2015

AsSIST-UK: Launch Event 25th August 2015 University of Sussex

Launch of new organisation for UK scholars in Science, Technology and Innovation Studies

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03 Apr 2015

Prof Catherine Lyall to speak at EU COST Workshop

Professor Catherine Lyall will be an invited speaker at the EU COST Workshop on "Perspectives for evaluation of interdisciplinary research in Europe" on 27 April 2015 in Brussels.

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