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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Archive of STS news

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Charles Laine: tragedy

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We are terribly sad to announce news of the death of a former student, Mr Charles Laine (2008, History and Philosophy of Science). He was involved in a road accident in August in Thailand, and he died of his injuries.

STS success hits YouTube

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Rethinking assessment

Dr Chiara Ambrosio (UCL Science and Technology Studies) is using creative forms of alternative assessment in her Science, Art and Philosophy course. In this short film, made by UCL Communications, Dr Ambrosio describes how students conduct a literature review, create a poster and present their findings to their peers. This form of assessment engages a wide range of skills and challenges students beyond the traditional modes of essays and examinations.

UCAS rewards for STS

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It's been a busy day in STS with UCAS results coming in and potential students contacting us. Congratulations to those who've made their offers. 

Prize-winning students

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Prize

In STS, we're proud of our students, and we delight in singing their praises. Here's another example. 

STS student makes Dean's List

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Congratulations to Faen Cheremeteff-Tracey who has made the Maths and Physical Sciences Faculty Dean's List for her outstanding degree result. Faen is graduating this summer with a a BSc in History & Philosophy of Science. Well done! 

Vacancy: Research Assistant

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UCL's Department of Science and Technology Studies seeks to appoint a part time Research Assistant in the history and philosophy of life sciences for Term 1 of the 2012-13 academic year.

Vacancies: PGTAs

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UCL's Department of Science and Technology Studies seeks to appoint a number of Postgraduate Teaching Assistants to assist with the teaching of eleven undergraduate modules.

Vacancies: Teaching Fellows x3

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UCL's Department of Science and Technology Studies seeks to appoint three part time Teaching Fellows to teach on the following modules in the 2012-13 session.

Vacancy: Project Administrator

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UCL's Department of Science and Technology Studies seeks to appoint a part time project administrator.

The closing date for applications is 3rd September 2012. It is hoped the successful candidate will join us from October 2012.

STS promotion

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UCL has announced its list of senior promotions for 2012 (link). 

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