Science, Technology and Innovation Studies: Critical Inquiries in Theory and Practice

Assist-UK 2019 Conference, Alliance Manchester Business School,
The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, September 9th-10th

The 2019 Conference of the Association is a chance for members and friends to gather and share their current and planned work, and examine the state of the art and future contributions of theoretical and practice-based work in STIS as new challenges and opportunities arise for rethinking our approach to substantive, methodological and policy-related developments.

The meeting begins with registration from 12:00 pm on Sept 9th, with the first Plenary at 13:00. It will close mid-afternoon on Sept 10th.

Pre-arrival information including conference programme

Pre-arrival information (also sent to attendees as an email)
Final conference programme (PDF)
Book of Abstracts (PDF with clickable Table of Contents)
Location map including food and drink recommendations (Google Maps)

Keynote speakers

Albena Yaneva

Albena Yaneva
Professor of Architectural Theory at the University of Manchester
The Good Experiment: How Space Matters for Nanoscience

Claire Marris, Reader, Centre for Food Policy, City University
Jane Calvert, Professor of Science and Technology Studies, University of Edinburgh
Roadmaps, roadblocks and juggernauts: the limits of policy intervention in synthetic biology

Other information

Hotel recommendations (opens Google Maps list in new window)
Original Call for Submissions