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 conferences. Two cycles of awards are made annually.
For the spring 2021 award cycle, the Holtz Center is also accepting requests for virtual conference funds.
The Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies is collecting various COVID-19 resources from our membership across the UW-Madison campus. We know that you, as experts in your field, will have a lot to share on this topic.
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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Details TBD This event will be virtual | https://go.wisc.edu/z9b8kk | Meeting ID: 910 1140 4015 | Passcode: 623639Find out more »
Refugees to the Rescue: Motivating Pro-Refugee Public Engagement during the COVID-19 Pandemic STS Lunch Seminar with Adeline Lo, PhD Assistant Professor, Political Science Migrants are often scapegoated during public health crises. Can such crises cre-…Find out more »
February 2, 12-1 pm, via Zoom Spain: Vincenzo Pavone: “Of Neutrality: Science, innovation and the politics of future” Vincenzo Pavone is a tenured researcher at the Institute of Public Policies of the Spanish National Research…Find out more »
Before the Pandemic: Past Attempts to Redress Health Disparities via Science Education and their Pathologizing Effects
Before the Pandemic: Past Attempts to Redress Health Disparities via Science Education and their Pathologizing Effects STS Lunch Seminar with Katie Kirchgasler, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Instruction Thursday, February 11th, 12:30-1:30, via Zoom Connect…Find out more »
The Holtz Center announces its 2021 competition for top-up fellowships for admitted graduate students. The fellowships are designed to help recruit graduate students who plan to work on topics in science and technology studies, construed…Find out more »
February 23, 12-1 pm, via Zoom Mexico: Robin Canul: “Perspectives of development in the Yucatán Península” Socio-environmental analysis of megaprojects, their immediate repercussions and long-term scenarios. Robin Canul Suárez (Campeche, Mexico, 1985) journalist and audiovisual…Find out more »
Corey Jackson's February 25th STS Lunch seminar has been cancelled. This will be rescheduled during the Fall 2021 semester. Corey Jackson, PhD Anna Julia Cooper Postdoctoral Fellow, The Information School Thursday, February 25, 12:30-1:30…Find out more »
What is it to value? The case of clean in the city of Amsterdam Visiting Lecturer, Annemarie Mol, PhD Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam Participate via Zoom In STS we have amply studied…Find out more »
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