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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A Game-based Approach to Educating Teens about Medicines A Brown Bag with Olufunmilola Abraham, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy Game-based learning (GBL) is an exciting, innovative and potentially effective method for increasing adolescents knowledge…Find out more »
Soil Science and Radical Life A Brown Bag with Sophie Sapp Moore, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies “Our politics is called agroecology!” the agronomist says emphatically. His usually placid smile is sharpened…Find out more »
The Impracticality of Practical Research: A History of Contemporary Sciences of Change that Conserve
The Impracticality of Practical Research: A History of Contemporary Sciences of Change that Conserve A Brown Bag with Thomas Popkewitz, Professor, Curriculum and Instruction There is an alluring, daunting, and haunting desire in contemporary Western…Find out more »
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Decedent as Epistemic Object: Ontologies, technologies, and enaction in a collaborative research program
Decedent as Epistemic Object: Ontologies, technologies, and enaction in a collaborative research program A Brown Bag with Dylan Lott, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Healthy Minds Abstract forthcoming.Find out more »
Fall deadline: November 1 for travel January 1 – June 29 The Holtz Center is pleased to offer travel awards of up to $1000 to Holtz Center faculty and staff members presenting STS-related research at…Find out more »