Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation (ISSTI)
A virtual research institute, hosted by Science Technology and Innovation Studies. ISSTI brings together groups from across the University of Edinburgh involved in research, teaching and knowledge transfer on social and policy aspects of science, technology and innovation
The Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation (ISSTI) is a research network established in 2001 by Professor Robin Williams 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.Find out more
A focus on Life Science Innovation; Information and Communication Technologies; Energy Technologies and Environmental Innovation; and, the Historical Sociology of Science, Technology and Medicine.
Date & Time
Knut H Sørensen (NTNU) and Sharon Traweek (UCLA) will be discussing their book:
Questing Excellence in Academia: A Tale of Two Universities
Tuesday, October 11, 17:00
Edinburgh Climate Change Institute (ECCI map)
High School Yards
Edinburgh EH1 1LZ
Refreshments will be served in the Foyer of ECCI (17:00-17:30)
The lecture and discussion will be in the ECCI Conference Room (G.04). (17:30-19:00)
All welcome. No charge.
Sørensen & Traweek seminar: Questing Excellence in Academia: A Tale of Two Universities
Having just completed the REF2021 exercise, the University of Edinburgh community may find Sørensen and Traweek's analysis salient to our own questing for excellence within externally applied neoliberal constraints.