News

20 Nov 2017

MSc students selected for Edinburgh Enterprise Award scheme

Bas Van Den Berg, Oskar Ulvestad and Adrian Avila from the STIS MSc Bioeconomy, Innovation and Governance program have been have been selected to participate in the Edinburgh Enterprise Award scheme.

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16 Nov 2017

Apply for ESRC student-led post-graduate studentships now

The ESRC student-led competition for post-graduate funding is now live.

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02 Nov 2017

Dr Vermeulen profiled by Royal Society of Edinburgh

Dr Niki Vermeulen, a Wellcome Research Fellow and lecturer in STIS, is profiled in the current issue of "Science Scotland," published the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

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ISSTI News 25 Oct 2017

What is wrong with science technology & innovation policy studies

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24 Oct 2017

Vacancy: Lecturer in Data and Society

The University of Edinburgh seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Data and Society, within Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, in the School of Social and Political Sciences.

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09 Oct 2017

Prof Sturdy & Dr Haddow help lead new Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society

Professor Steve Sturdy and Dr Gill Haddow are among the leadership team developing a new Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society at the University of Edinburgh.

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04 Oct 2017

Dr Ann Bruce awarded prestigious Global Food Security grant

Dr Ann Bruce, lecturer in STIS and Associate Director for Research Knowledge Exchange and Impact, will lead research on "The role of livestock in food system resilience in remote, upland regions," one of five large projects newly funded through the UK's Global Food Security programme.

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29 Sep 2017

Prof. Catherine Lyall acknowledged with College outstanding mentor award

Professor Lyall is the recipient of the 2017 Susan Manning Award for an outstanding mentor from the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

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26 Sep 2017

Vacancy: Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Experimental Collaboration with Mammalian Synthetic Biology)

You will work with Dr Jane Calvert to carry out social scientific research and to develop methods for experimental collaboration with the scientists and engineers at the University of Edinburgh’s UK Centre for Mammalian Synthetic Biology.

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ISSTI News 19 Sep 2017

Eric Monteiro seminar DIGITAL OIL 3pm Tuesday 19th September

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ISSTI News 19 Sep 2017

Visit from Chinese Academy of Sciences

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12 Sep 2017

Niki Vermeulen and her team win the Tam Dalyell Prize

Dr Niki Vermeulen and her team have been awarded the University’s Tam Dalyell Prize for her Curious Edinburgh Project.

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07 Sep 2017

Joyce Tait appointed to Prime Minister's Council for Science and Technology

The Council for Science and Technology advises the Prime Minister on strategic science and technology policy issues that cut across the responsibilities of individual government departments.

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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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08 Jun 2017

New book from Antti Silvast: Making Electricity Resilient

Making Electricity Resilient: Risk and Security in a Liberalized Infrastructure -- Antti Silvast

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05 Jun 2017

Conquering Outer Space – Is it Science or Fiction?

As part of this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, STIS PhD student and innovation researcher, Matjaz Vidmar, and STIS Visiting Fellow and acclaimed science fiction author, Pippa Goldschmidt, are to debate the future of human activity beyond the Earth in a show titled: Outer Space – The Next Empire?

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31 May 2017

New volume on "Dolly at Roslin: A Collective Memory Event"

Download this new publication from Miguel Garcia-Sancho and Dmitriy Myelnikov for free at the link below.

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