Welcome to the Science and Technology Studies Unit (SATSU)

Image source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:A-DNA,_B-DNA_and_Z-DNA.png
Image source: jscreationzs / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

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

Latest news

Traversing Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Social Research - Call for Papers

Posted on Monday 20 February 2017

We are pleased to announce our conference for postgraduate students and researchers interested in Interdisciplinary Social Research

SATSU wins new collaborative research grant on 'Bio-Modifying Technologies'

Posted on Monday 9 January 2017

In collaboration with Michael Morrison (PI) and Jane Kaye (Oxford), and Alex Faulkner and Phoebe Li (Sussex), SATSU will be partner (Andrew Webster Co-) in a new ESRC-funded research grant:

UoYSTS Roundtable

Posted on Wednesday 9 November 2016

The University of York's Science, Technology and Society Roundtable will be holding its next meeting on 6 December

SATSU 2016 Annual Review

Posted on Tuesday 27 September 2016

*NEW* SATSU Annual Review

Building Interdisciplinary Analysis and Capacity: The UoYSTS Roundtable

Posted on Tuesday 5 April 2016

Workshop held on developing interdisciplinary research in STS


Find out more

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©

Facebook logo twitter link‌ ‌‌


Twitter updates