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New Book Chapter

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Book Cover: Innovation, Dual Use, and Security

Dr Brian Balmer has recently had a chapter published in a new MIT Press book Innovation, Dual Use and Security edited by Jonathan Tucker. But even better, as we start plotting to celebrate of 20 years of undergraduate programmes in STS at UCL, Brian's co-author, Dr Catriona McLeish (Sussex) is an alumna of our BSc programme.

STS Research Day

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31 May 2012

The annual STS Research Day provides a forum for staff, students, and fellows to discuss their research. 

Balmer's book now online

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Brian Balmer’s new book Secrecy and Science has been made available FREE to UCL staff and students.

link: tinyurl.com/balmer2012

New Careers Podcast

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Olympia Brown (with a cup of tea)

In the latest of our series of interviews with our alumni about life after STS, Careers Officer Dr Karen Bulititude chats with Olympia Brown about life as the Science Learning Manager at the Royal Institution.

Award Winning Website

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Student enterprise awards: UCL Advances Bright Ideas 2012

Students amaze us all the time. 

PhD student transcends physics

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Congratulations to our PhD student, Jonathan Everett, for his article:

"Constituting objectivity: Transcendental perspectives on modern physics"

Social Media Research: next steps agreed

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Post it notes with research ideas at UCLSMP discussion

An energetic UCL Town Meeting last week brought together academic staff and students from across UCL to identify common interests and potential future research directions relating to social media.  STS staff Simon Lock, Jon Agar and Karen Bultitude teamed up with UCL colleagues from Digital Humanities and Anthropology to stimulate discussion and provide a mapping of academic staff and student interests in social media research.  

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