Science and Technology Studies


STS offers degrees at each university level: undergraduate, masters, and PhD



UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS) is a research and teaching department with specialist interests in history and philosophy of science, science policy, and science communication. We are the largest department in this subject in the UK.

This page identifies the people who serve in specific roles across the department. Not sure who to contact? Check the list below.

Key Contacts:

Heads of Department

Professor Jon Agar
Professor Emma Tobin

email directly

0207 679 3521
0207 679 1321

Department ManagerMr Giuseppe La Rosa sts-dm@ucl.ac.uk0207 679 4371
Research and Finance AdministrationMs Susan Walshsts-rfa@ucl.ac.uk0207 679 0170
Teaching Programmes (all taught programmes)   
Director of Education and Student ExperienceProfessor Joe Cainemail directly020 7679 3041
STS Teaching AdministratorMs Randalle Robertssts-aa@ucl.ac.uk0207 679 4414
Undergraduate Programmes   
Undergraduate Programme TutorDr Charlotte Sleighemail directly020 7679 3490
Admissions Tutor for Undergraduate degreesDr Erman Sözüdoğrusts-admissions@ucl.ac.uk 
Master's Programmes  0203 108 1505
Programme Tutor for
MSc History and Philosophy of Science
MSc Science Technology and Society
Dr Cristiano Turbil email directly 
Programme Tutor for
MSc Science Communication
Dr Jean-Baptiste Gouyonemail directly0207 679 3490
Admissions Tutor for Master's degreesDr Jenny Bulstrodests-msc-admissions@ucl.ac.uk 
Postgraduate Research (PGR) Programmes, including PhD and MPhil   
PGR Programme TutorProf Brian Balmeremail directly0207 679 3924
PGR Admissions TutorMs Susan Walshsts-phd-admissions@ucl.ac.uk0207 679 0170
Additional Officers   
STS BAME OfficersDr Erman Sözüdoğru
Dr Saheli Datta Burton
email directly0207 679 2959
STS Disabilities OfficersProf Emma Tobin
Prof Simon Werrett
email directly0207 679 1321
0207 679 3261
STS First Generation OfficerProf Simon Werrettemail directly0207 679 3261
STS Inclusion OfficerDr Noémi Tousignantemail directly 
STS LGBTQI+ OfficerDr Simon Lockemail directly0207 679 3763
STS Women's OfficerDr Jenny Bulstrodeemail directly 
STS Student AdviserMs Enrica PalladinoaskUCL 
STS seminars and talksSTS Professional Services teamsts@ucl.ac.uk0207 679 1328
other enquiriesSTS Professional Services teamsts@ucl.ac.uk0207 679 1328

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Postal address:
UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS)
Gower Street

Street address:
UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS)
22 Gordon Square
WC1H 0AW (for maps only)

Media relations:
For media enquiries, please contact Dr Bex Caygill: r.caygill@ucl.ac.uk.

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