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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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11 May 2017

Dr Eugénia Rodrigues taking part in Pint of Science event in Edinburgh

Dr Rodrigues will be giving a talk on "How citizens are transforming science as we (used to) know it" on 16th May at Moriarty's Bar, 161 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH3 9AA (the event starts at 7.30pm).

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28 Apr 2017

Tim Squirrel wins EUSA student tutor award

Tim Squirrell, a PhD student in Science, Technology, and Innovation Studies, has won the 2017 EUSA Teaching Award for the Best Student Who Tutors.

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12 Apr 2017

Dr Dritsas participating in a'Narrative Projections for Commercial Space Futures'

Lawrence Dritsas is attending a NASA-funded workshop on 'Narrative Projections for Commercial Space Futures' at Arizona State University April 2017.

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06 Apr 2017

New article on bioprinting & bioethics from Vermeulen & Haddow

Dr Niki Vermeulen and Dr Gill Haddow lead-author a new paper in the Journal of Medical Ethics: "3D bioprint me: A socioethical view of bioprinting human organs and tissues".

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03 Apr 2017

PhD student Tim Squirrel shortlisted for EUSA teaching award

Tim Squirrell, a PhD student in Science, Technology, and Innovation Studies, has been shortlisted for an EUSA Teaching Award for the Best Student Who Tutors Award.

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