PhD scholarship in Wind Energy and Society at DTU

A new PhD scholarship focussing on ‘wind energy and society’ is being offered through a collaboration between two DTU departments: DTU Management Engineering and DTU Wind Energy. The successful candidate will be formally hosted by DTU Management Engineering, in the…

Understanding the mismatch between ethics regulations and the epistemologies of machine learning

Jacob Metcalf, PhD, Data & Society Research Institute and Ethical Resolve Centre for Medical Science and Technology Studies, University of Copenhagen announces the following seminar: There is a mismatch between the moral ontologies of established research ethics practices and the…

Where is the knowledge we have lost in data?

Professor Sally Wyatt, Maastricht University. Centre for Medical Science and Technology Studies, University of Copenhagen announces the following seminar: Data are amazing. These remarkable representations of the results of observations, experiments and simulations can be made to travel, to circulate, and…

Four year assistant professorship in the structure and function of the health services

The University of Copenhagen, The Faculty of Health Sciences. The assistant professorship is a research position including publication/academic dissemination duties and research-based teaching with associated examination duties. In addition, the post also includes a duty to share knowledge with the rest…

Extended deadline: How can STS help reflect on the political crisis associated with refugees and asylum seekers

Please consider the EXTENSION OF DEADLINE: May 1 2018! In order to give a chance to more interested persons willing to submit their abstract we have extended the deadline for submissions to the workshop “How can Science and Technology Studies…

Performing salmonella: valuing evidence and classifying genes in disease control

By Francis Lee, Uppsala University. April 24, 2018, at 15:15-16:30, in room 5.0.22 at CSS, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, building 5 Centre for Medical Science and Technology Studies and the research group MeInWe, University of Copenhagen announces this seminar. This paper explores…

Locating Data: Big-Tech’s Data Centers and the State

The Centre for Social Data Science (SODAS), KU, is pleased to announce the second lecture in its Spring Lecture Series 2018. The theme of the series is Social Data Sciences. Speaking across domains as diverse as computational privacy, legal systems, international finance and big data…

Encounters – special issue online now

Special issue: ‘Encounters between social work and STS’, edited by Lars Bo Andersen & Rasmus Birk with contributions by Matilde Høybye-Mortensen, Peter Ejbye-Ernst, Lars Bo Andersen, Peter Danholt, Peter Lauritsen, Anne Marie Dahler, Lis Holm Petersen and Pernille Tanggaard Andersen.”…

CALL FOR PAPERS: Køn og akademia – Kvinder, Køn & Forskning

Køn i akademia var titlen på et stort forskningsprojekt omkring årtusindeskiftet. Det handlede om kvinders vej gennem det højere uddannelsessystem og tegnede et billede af et system med stadig flere kvindelige studerende og ansatte, men også præget af patriarkalske strukturer,…

Empirical Prints – Verfremdung & Fabrications

New article available in Encounters. Empirical Printmaker, Kasper Ostrowski, unfolds the career of his experimental and craft-based research project entitled Empirical Prints. He reflects on whether monotypic prints made of found objects could be considered dramatic fabrications. Read the article…