Links & Resources

Helpful resources for those interested in STS studies

Browse our curated collection of knowledge translation projects, blogs, and podcasts. 

Science and Technology Studies Resources

Evidence Network: is a non-partisan web-based project funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Manitoba Health Research Council to make the latest evidence on controversial health policy issues available to the media.

Locating Technoscience: This is the homepage of the Locating Technoscience reader, which builds on the ESRC funded 'Locating Technoscience' seminar series. The aim of this reader is to introduce and contextualise a series of articles on the geographies of contemporary science and technology.

Pharmaceutical Policy Research Collaboration (PPRC): The PPRC is a network of university-based experts in pharmaceutical policy. We collaborate to produce and communicate research on issues that matter to Canadians. 

STS Wiki: Science and Technology Studies (STS) examines the influence of society on science and technology, and the influence of science and technology on society. STS Wiki is an experiment in the public production of free, open-source knowledge concerning STS. Our mission is simple: To make STS knowledge, perspectives, and resources available for free, worldwide.

Situating Science: Situating Science represents the first coordinated effort in targeted knowledge exchange and partnership creation in the study of science and technology in Canada.

Somatosphere: A collaborative weblog covering the intersections of medical anthropology, science and technology studies, cultural psychiatry and bioethics.

SCRIPTed: SCRIPTed is a high-quality, online, international, interdisciplinary and multi-lingual journal of peer-reviewed articles, analysis pieces, case and legislation critiques, as well as commentaries, reports, and book reviews pertaining to law, society, and technologies in the broadest sense. 

Technoscience Salon: Our aim is to examine what is at stake in the work of extending things in the inter-digitating realms of technoscience, art, economics, and politics.

WHO Immunization Safety: The purpose of this website is to provide easy access to up-to-date factual information, global policies, best practices and resource documents in the area of immunization safety.


Quirks and Quarks (CBC): "For the past 40 years, Quirks & Quarks has brought its listeners to the cutting edge of scientific inquiry. Every week, the program presents the people behind the latest discoveries in the physical and natural sciences - from the smallest sub-atomic particle to the largest objects in the sky and everything in between. The program also examines the political, social, environmental and ethical implications of new developments in science and technology."

Inquiring Minds: "Each week the Inquiring Minds podcast brings you a new, in-depth exploration of the place where science, politics, and society collide. We're committed to the idea that making an effort to understand the world around you through science and critical thinking can benefit everyone—and lead to better decisions. We endeavor to find out what's true, what's left to discover, and why it all matters with weekly coverage of the latest headlines and probing discussions with leading scientists and thinkers."

White Coat Black Art: "Host Dr. Brian Goldman reveals the culture of medicine and the health care system from the point of view of those who work on the other side of the gurney."

Scientific American - Technology: "Join host Steve Mirsky each week as he explores the latest developments in science and technology through interviews with leading scientists and journalists"

Twitter Accounts to Follow

ETHOS Lab, @ethosITU - Exploring data landscapes in contemporary society, based out of University of Copenhagen. 

4sOnline, @4sWeb - The Society for Social Studies of Science 

HeLEX Oxford, @HeLEXOxford - Centre for Health, Law, and Emerging Technologies. 

Science as Culture, @SciAsCulture - STS journal.

Social Science & Medicine, @SocSciMed - Journal publishing social scientific health research.

Sociology of Health & Illness, @SHIjournal - International journal publishing sociological articles on all aspects of health, illness, medicine and healthcare. 

Social Studies of Science, @Soc_Stud_Sci - Journal publishing research on the social dimensions of science, technology and medicine. 

Anthro & Medicine, @AnthMedJournal - Anthropology and Medicine Journal. 

Somatosphere, @somatosphere - Tweets at the insection of medical anthropology, science and technology studies, cultural psychiatry, psychology & bioethics.