UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies is an interdisciplinary centre for the integrated study of science's history, philosophy, sociology, communication and policy, located in the heart of London. Founded in 1921. Award winning for teaching and research, plus for our public engagement programme. Rated as outstanding by students at every level.

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Illari, Phyllis spacerAthena Swan Bronze Award


Archive of STS news

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IBSc Alumnus Adam Holland explains the programme

On Wednesday 18th January STS staff, alumni and students were on hand to talk to medical students about our intercalated BSc in Philosophy, Medicine and Society at the annual IBSc Fair. The degree offers medical students the chance to spend a year doing STS subjects as part of their medical training.

STS wins award for engagement

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STS students and staff at Dana Centre event 2011

Three cheers for STS!

At UCL’s 2012 Provost's Awards for Public Engagement, Dr Joe Cain was awarded the Public Engagement Unit's award for the head of department "who has shown the strongest commitment to culture change in their area of responsibility with respect to public engagement."

Massimi on BBC

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Listen to Dr Michela Massimi on BBC Radio 4's flagship history programme, In Our Time, on Thursday 26 January 2012. The subject is "The Scientific Method". 

Finalists! Have your say.

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The 2012 National Student Survey seeks your views this term
Link: http://www.thestudentsurvey.com/

Agar makes an Impact

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One of Dr Jon Agar's research projects has been named in a recent AHRC report on the impact of projects it has funded. Jon's collaboration, "Locating Communications Heritage: engaging the mobile user," was cited for its exploration of new technologies:

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