Welcome to the Science and Technology Studies Unit (SATSU)

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SATSU is an internationally recognised social science research centre exploring the dynamics, practices, and possibilities of contemporary science and technology.

Latest news

Epigenomics and Health Care Policy Conference

Posted on Friday 22 August 2014

We take this opportunity to announce the launch of the conference "EPIGENomics and Health Care Policy: Challenges and Opportunities" at the European Institute of Oncology, via Adamello, 16 - Milan (Italy), which will take place on December 1-3/2014.

SATSU's Associate Director's House of Commons Visit

Posted on Thursday 17 July 2014

Brian Loader appeared as an expert witness for the Speakers Commission on Digital Democracy on Tuesday 15 July 2014

SATSU hosts meeting to discuss new UKAsISST national association

Posted on Thursday 3 July 2014

On June 30, SATSU was very pleased to host a meeting of colleagues from around the UK working in the fields of Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, to discuss proposals for a new national association for STIS.

SATSU to host Inaugural meeting

Posted on Friday 20 June 2014

SATSU are to host the inaugural meeting of STIS Network

The Networked Young Citizen Social Media, Political Participation and Civic Engagement

Posted on Tuesday 17 June 2014

Edited by Brian D. Loader, Ariadne Vromen, Michael Xenos


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Research themes

Find out about projects within our key research areas: the biosciences, health, digital media and social networking, space and mobility, and democratic governance.

Anniversary lecture series

View webcasts of invited lectures on new technologies, science and culture.

Working papers

Read our research papers, the purpose of which is to foster discussion and debate prior to publication elsewhere.

iCS journal

The iCS (Information, Communication & Society) journal draws together the most current work upon the social, economic and cultural impact of the emerging properties of the new ICTs. Now included in the Thomson Reuters Social Science Citation Index©