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We have an international reputation in all aspects of the study of science, technology and innovation in society. Edinburgh has also been the home of ground-breaking studies into the shaping of technology by cultural, economic, political and organisational factors. 

Edinburgh scholars are working on the social and historical aspects of a range of issues including, bioscience, genomics, history of science and medicine, psychiatry, emerging technologies and innovation, information and communication technologies, science and technology policy, international development and artificial biology.