The aim of the Centre for Science Studies is to do:

  • Research in the fields of history and philosophy of science and technology, science and society, and science communication
  • Undergraduate and post-graduate teaching across research areas
  • Research-based development of education and communication activities
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Folder about the Master's Programme in Science Studies
RePoSS: Research Publications in Science Studies (electronic preprint series issued by the center)


2016.11.11 | Publication

New article in Manifestationen im Entwurf: Design – Architektur – Ingenieurwesen (Transcript Verlag, 2016)

Matthias Heymann publishes "'Künstler' oder Wissenschaftler oder beides: Was ist der Konstrukteur?"

2016.11.04 | Publication

New article in European Journal of Communication

Gunver L. Vestergaard and Kristian H. Nielsen publish "Science news in a closed and an open media market: A comparative content analysis of print and online science news in Denmark and the United Kingdom"

2016.11.04 | Lecture / talk

Dania Achermann gives invited talk, Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Wissenschafts- und Technikforschung (IZWT), Bergische Universität Wuppertal

Zwischen Klimakarten und Computersimulation: Zum Wandel der Klimaforschung im 20. Jahrhundert

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Novembertagung, PhD students

Upcoming talks

Wed 07 Dec
14:15-15:45 | Room G3.1 (1532-314)
CSS colloquium: Elena Kochetkova, National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg/University of Helsinki
Rivers as Sacrifice? Pulp Production and Water Pollution in the Soviet Union, 1940s-1960s

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The Centre for Science Studies is part of the Department of Mathematics.