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.
ISSTI News 26 Feb 2015
2pm Andrew Clement : March Internet Surveillance after Snowden: 3.30pm Lucy Suchman Immersive simulation and (con)figurations of the other
ISSTI News 12 Feb 2015
Prof Barry Barnes was a core member of the Science Studies Unit before moving to Exeter in 1992. In March 2014 he kindly presented a set of informal talks on Rationality as the Power to Rationalise. We are delighted to announce a further series connected by a single over-riding interest in Democracy as Disempowerment The talks draw upon sketches largely concerned with the general state and condition of the democratic societies in which we now live, or rather with our attempts to describe it and to understand it.
ISSTI News 26 Jan 2015
Why did the £450 Million Intermediate Technology Initiative not produce the anticipated commercial benefits for Scotland?
12 Dec 2014
Science, Technology and Innovation Studies research rated 1st in UK by national research assessment
08 Dec 2014
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).
Latest Issue of the ISSTI Newsletter: ISSTI Newsletter Issue 24 - March 2014