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

6 July Building Interdisciplinary Analysis and Capacity: The UoYSTS Roundtable

Posted on Tuesday 5 April 2016

Workshop on developing interdisciplinary research in STS, 6 July 2016

History of Human Sciences Conference 7-8 April 2016

Posted on Tuesday 29 March 2016

This two-day meeting gathers together established scholars and early-career researchers to consider changes wrought in the broad interdisciplinary field of the history of the human sciences by new developments in the medical humanities, biological sciences, and literary/cultural theory

Successful Time and Regulation Workshop

Posted on Friday 5 February 2016

The Time and Regulation workshop organised as part of the AHRC 'Regulating Time' research network was well attended on wednesday 20th January

New SATSU Member - Dr Sam Robinson

Posted on Monday 18 January 2016

Sam joins Amanda Rees' project 'Unsettling Scientific Stories' which is a three year project running from York, but with co-centres in Aberystwyth and Newcastle

Graham Lewis 1942-2015

Posted on Friday 20 November 2015

It is with great sadness that we report the sudden death of our colleague Graham Lewis


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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©


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