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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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This page provides information about seminar series and one-off lectures sponsored or co-sponsored by STS. Most are open to scholars from any academic field. These normally are research intensive, specialised events, normally of interest only to scholars in the discipline.
STS research seminars
Upcoming talks in the STS research seminar series are listed in the STS calendar (link).
Seminar series covering all aspects of research in the discipline.
The purpose of this series is to provide colleagues with an opportunity to present their latest research results and discuss them within a collegial atmosphere. These are open to all interested parties; however, do keep in mind these are specialised professional presentations and can be quite technical.
STS Haldane lectures series
STS launched the Haldane Lectures in 2014 in honour of UCL Professor JBS Haldane, a polymath not only in the life sciences but also in science communication and science policy. We aim to hold two STS Haldane Lectures each year, one in History and Philosophy of Science; another, in Science and Society.
London PUS seminar series
Upcoming talks in the PUS seminar series are listed in the STS calendar (link).
The London PUS (Public Understanding of Science) seminar series has been running since 1991. It provides an academic space in which to discuss the many aspects of science in public from multiple perspectives in a relaxed but rigorous environment.
More about the series (link).
STS Work-in-Progress seminar series (WIPS)
Upcoming talks in the WIPS series are listed in the STS calendar (link).
These seminars are intended as an informal venue for research students to present and discuss interesting aspects of their work. The format consists of a presentation of about thirty minutes, followed by about twenty minutes for discussion.
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