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 - Ancient Greek Cosmogony

Archive of STS news

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London Ancient Science Conference

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The London Ancient Science Conference, run from STS@UCL by Prof. Gregory has received a British Society for the History of Science Strategic Conference Grant for the next two years.

Toxic World

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STS first year PhD Student, Alex Mankoo, has won a competitive award to attend the 8th European Spring School on History Of Science And Popularization.  This year’s theme is “Living In A Toxic World  (1800-2000), Experts, Activism, Industry And Regulation”  and will be held at Maó (Menorca), 14-16 May 2015.   There will be talks by a number of experts on all aspects of the history of toxic environments, as well as poster and workshop sessions on the same theme. Alex’s doctoral research is on the history tear gas, which fits well with the general theme of the Spring school.  

Science Communication Careers Event for STS Students

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4 March 2015 STS MSc students were joined from professionals from science communication to learn more about potential careers. 

New book: Politics of Geoengineering

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Stilgoe 2015 Experiment Earth

Congratulations to Jack Stilgoe on the publication of his new book:

Jack Stilgoe 2015 Experiment Earth: Responsible Innovation in Geoengineering

Student article on science funding

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Congrats STS MSc student Dewi Safari for publishing a commentary in The Jakarta Globe for publishing a commentary on the need to boost science funding in Indonesia (link).

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