• Welcome

    Research and teaching at the Science, Technology and Society Unit (STS) has two interconnected aims: to better understand the various societal and environmental implications of technology development and – based on this knowledge – to strengthen research and innovation in line with broader societal needs.

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  • Technology Assessment of Genome Editing

    In a press conference organised on 28 August 2019 in Basel the Swiss-based foundation TA-SWISS presented the results of a technology assessment study which was conducted by an interdisciplinary Austrian-Swiss consortium. Armin Spök and Caroline Hammer, both members of the Science, Technology and Society Unit, were the TU Graz researchers involved.

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  • Teaching STS

    Our teaching philosophy is to aid a deeper understanding of the interplay between science, technology and society in an interactive manner that has the students engage with the wider implications of their primary fields of study.

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  • Call for Sessions

    We invite you to submit a session proposal for the upcoming STS Conference, Critical Issues in Science, Technology and Society Studies, in Graz, held from 4 - 6 May 2020.

    Please use this online form and submit your proposal by October 30, 2019.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • The STS Unit is growing steadily!

    We are happy to welcome our new colleagues: Julian Anslinger, Michael Kriechbaum and Stefan Reichmann

     

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