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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CFP: Conceptualising Technology in Reframing the Boundaries Between the Normal and the Pathological

Posted on Monday 19 February 2018

In the proposed Research Topic, we want to focus on the role of technology as a mediator of expert discourses, and in framing questions of risk and decision-making at different levels of the health system.

Andrew Webster's invitation to review Genome Editing Research Landscape

Posted on Friday 16 February 2018

Andrew Webster has been invited to attend a high level roundtable event in Westminster to review the Genome Editing research landscape, and the critical challenges faced in developing policy and public engagement in this area.

EASST 2018

Posted on Wednesday 14 February 2018

Meetings - Making Science, Technology and Society Together 25-28 July, Lancaster UK

Intimate Entanglements

Posted on Wednesday 14 February 2018

Two-day workshop brought to you by The Sociological Review Foundation and The University of York's Sociology Department/Science & Technology Studies (SATSU) 19-20 February 2018 Location: York Medical Society, York

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



Workshop on 'Timing, Spacing, Organizing'

Aim of the event: To develop from conceptual to methodological approaches for researching timing and spacing within and around organizations; and to advance knowledge and practice around how to study processes of timing, spacing and organizing.

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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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