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We seek to maintain our international reputation in all aspects of the study of science, technology and innovation in society. We produce innovative and interdisciplinary research, public policy advice and consultancy on the socio-economic implications of technology and innovation.

Our research covers four broad clusters including: History and Sociology of Science, Technology and Medicine | Environment, Energy and Sustainability | Studies of the Life Sciences | Information and Communication Technologies.

Interested in our story? Our research activities can be traced back to three main groups: the Science Studies Unit, Innogen and ISSTI. Explore the history of these groups to learn more about where it all began.

Interested in collaborating with us? We provide a successful and supportive research environment that attracts a substantial level of external funding. Explore our current and completed projects to learn more about what we do.

Interested in studying for a PhD? Explore our listing of completed PhD titles, dating back to 1972.

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TRANSGENE website now live

The project Medical Translation in the History of Modern Genomics (TRANSGENE) has launched its website at www.stis.ed.ac.uk/transgene.

Vacancy: Lecturer in Global Food Security & Innovation

We are seeking outstanding candidates with practical international interdisciplinary experience, and evidence of impact, who will further the School’s reputation in the field of global