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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Gregory - Harvey's Heart spacerAthena Swan Bronze Award


Archive of STS news

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STS Alumnus Publishes Policy Report

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Interested in a career in science policy? Take a leaf out of Abbi's book! 

Abbi Hobbs graduated from STS in 2004 with a Bsc in HPSSS. Abbi has been involved in producing an independent study into science and technology related induction needs in the House of Lords, which was commissioned by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) in 2012. It was published last week and is publicly available at:

MSc prize winner

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Congratulations to Mr Samid Hamdoud, MSc student 2012-13. He has been awarded the London Centre's MSc Dissertation Prize for his work, "Creating Racially Responsible Parents of the Future: Eugenics, Sex-Hygiene and Education in Early Twentieth Century Britain".

PlosOne for Stilgoe: new paper

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"Public Engagement with Biotechnologies Offers Lessons for the Governance of Geoengineering Research and Beyond"

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