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Upcoming STS Events & Deadlines
Undergraduate Writing & Research Awards | Due April 15
The Holtz Center distributes a call for research proposals and an essay competition each spring - emphasis on science and technology in social life, and the social and cultural determinants of science and technology research and practice.
Faculty & Staff Outreach Fellowship | Due April 15
Available to a member who proposes an innovative way to engage the broader community in matters of STS that have general social and political importance. The fellowship provides the successful applicant with $5,000 in flexible funds.
STS Colloquium with Vijayanka Nair | April 9
Finger Printing and Finger Pointing: Debating India’s Biometric State
Thematic Cluster Grants | Due April 17
Proposals are welcome from any faculty and staff doing STS-related work on campus. The Center will select one group this spring to be funded in academic years 2020-2021 and 2021-2022.
Science and Technology Studies (STS)
Science and technology studies (STS) is a growing field of study that seeks to understand how science and technology shape human lives and livelihoods and how society and culture, in turn, shape the development of science and technology.
History of The Holtz Center
In the 1990s, Bob and Jean Holtz made an initial commitment that created the Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies at UW-Madison.
The Ph.D. minor (Option A) in STS is offered to graduate students who are candidates for a Ph.D. degree in another department or program. The minor is open to students in all campus departments, including the humanities, social sciences, natural scie
ISSuES offers undergraduate students an opportunity to interact with the social sciences and humanities in a way that emphasizes the relationship between science, technology, engineering and society.
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Finger Printing and Finger Pointing: Debating India’s Biometric State STS Colloquium with Vijayanka Nair, Anthropology Full abstract has been emailed to participants. Participate online Meeting number: 624 927 964 Passcode: HoltzFind out more »
FUTURES Thursday, April 9, 2020, 7pm A roundtable with food and environmental justice activists Malik Yakini, Chavannes Jean-Babptiste, and Ashlesha Khadse H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard St. This event is free…Find out more »
The Future of Food Justice: a community celebration with local and international food and environmental justice activists
Thursday, April 9, 2020, 7pm A roundtable with food and environmental justice activists Malik Yakini, Chavannes Jean-Babptiste, and Ashlesha Khadse H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard St. This event is free and…Find out more »
The Robert F. and Jean E. Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies is active in enhancing undergraduate education through multiple activities, including its Certificate, Integrated Studies in Science, Engineering, and Society (ISSuES). One of the main…Find out more »
Have you written in the fall or are you writing a paper this spring on a theme related to how science and technology affect and are affected by social, political, cultural, or economic life? Are…Find out more »
The Holtz Center offers an annual Outreach Fellowship for UW-Madison Faculty and Staff. The Holtz Center seeks, as one of its key missions, to promote public engagement with questions concerning the relationship of society and…Find out more »
Call for Proposals Thematic Clusters in Science and Technology Studies 2020-2022 The Robert F. and Jean E. Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies invites proposals to create a thematic cluster to advance research, teaching,…Find out more »