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.
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For the past decade, the Robert E. and Jean F. Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies has promoted the understanding of science, technology, and medicine as fundamental human endeavors.
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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Making Room for the Already Here: Toxic Violence and Decolonial Futures Visiting Lecturer, Michelle Murphy, Professor, History and Women and Gender Studies, University of Toronto, Director of the Technoscience Research Unit The capitalocene posits a world…Find out more »
Call for Proposals Thematic Clusters in Science and Technology Studies 2019-2021 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 »
The Robert F. and Jean E. Holtz Center for Science & Technology Studies offers a program of top-up fellowships for continuing graduate students with research interests in the field of science and technology studies, broadly…Find out more »
The Robert F. and Jean E. Holtz Center for Science & Technology Studies invite proposals for travel grants of up to $1,000 from graduate students working on STS-related research, that is, research on the intersections…Find out more »
The Robert F. and Jean E. Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies invites applications from UW-Madison doctoral students for research support for the summer each spring. Applicants may come from any disciplinary background as…Find out more »
Brad Kerr Brown Bag: Gender Differences in College Students’ Alcohol Representations in Facebook Status Updates
Brad Kerr, Pediatrics Gender Differences in College Students’ Alcohol Representations in Facebook Status Updates College student alcohol use is associated with morbidity and mortality, especially among males. Toward understanding social media’s role in communicating alcohol-related…Find out more »
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