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

SATSU Annual Review

Posted on Tuesday 8 September 2015

Find out what's been happening in SATSU during 2014-2015

DTC STS Pathway: Workshop on Responsible Research and Innovation

Posted on Wednesday 8 July 2015

The White Rose Doctoral Training Centre's STS PhD netowrk held a one day workshop on Responsible Research and Innovation at the York Medical Society on 2 July

Brocher Foundation Meeting on Translational Medicine

Posted on Monday 8 June 2015

Andrew Webster attended the recent meeting (May 17-19) on Translational Medicine held at the Brocher Foundation in Geneva, organised by Eric Aarden, Luca Marelli, Alessandro Blasimme and Dustin Holloway.

UK Policy on the Bioeconomy

Posted on Friday 27 March 2015

The UK Government has this month published its forward look on the bioeconomy

New Papers on Bio-Objectification and Bio-Identification Processes

Posted on Friday 6 March 2015

Two papers have just been published in the journal 'New Genetics and Society' that deploy the conceptual framework created through the COST Action on Bio-Objects


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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©