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.

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SATSU Talk - Joao Nunes

Posted on Tuesday 17 October 2017

Global health and the everyday political economy of vulnerability: The case of community health workers in Brazil

The Biosocial Genome? Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Environmental Epigenetics, Health and Society

Posted on Wednesday 11 October 2017

Professor Latimer and her Munich colleagues - new paper published

Guest lecture Joanna Latimer on 'Working with Models of Ageing: Entanglements of Human and Animal Health and Wellbeing'

Posted on Wednesday 11 October 2017

Joanna will be travelling to Leuven to discuss possibilities for collaboration with the Life Sciences & Society Laboratory

Imagining the History of the Future: Unsettling Scientific Stories

Posted on Friday 30 June 2017

The future just isn’t what it used to be… not least because people keep changing it. Recent years have seen a significant growth of academic and public interest in the role of the sciences in creating and sustaining both imagined and enacted futures


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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.

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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