Science and Technology Studies


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


Prof Jon Agar

Professor of Science and Technology Studies

Dept of Science & Technology Studies

Faculty of Maths & Physical Sciences

Joined UCL
1st Sep 2007

Teaching summary

HPSC1011 History of Modern Science

HPSC2017 STS in Action

HPSC2028 Thinking about Technology

HPSC3002 Science, Warfare and Peace 

HPSC3052 Nature, Technology and the Environment

HPSCGA11 (MSc) Science in the Twentieth Century and Beyond


University of Kent
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 1994
University of Cambridge
First Degree, Bachelor of Arts | 1990


Professor in Science and Technology Studies. Jon writes on contemporary technologies (mobile phones, ID cards) and the history of modern science and technology. He is the author of Science in the Twentieth Century and Beyond for Polity Press. He was the editor of the British Journal for the History of Science, and is now editor of the new open-access journal BJHS Themes.