Munich Center for Technology in Society

Das Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) ist ein Integrative Research Center der Technischen Universität München. Als eines der bedeutendsten Zentren für Wissenschafts- und Technikforschung in Deutschland zielt es darauf ab, die vielfältigen Wechselwirkungen von Wissenschaft, Technologie und Gesellschaft zu verstehen und zu gestalten. Weiterlesen...


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MCTS Welcomes New Master’s Students

The MCTS had the pleasure of welcoming its new RESET and STS Master’s students at the official Welcome Day last Friday, October 12th. The new students, who take up their studies this winter semester, come from thirteen different countries and have undergraduate degrees in social sciences, humanities or STEM fields. The MCTS Welcome Day started with info sessions and a campus treasure hunt. Later, [mehr]

New Doctoral Workshops

You can apply now to next semester’s Doctoral Workshops: We are looking forward to three engaging events focusing on STS concepts & theories, advanced thematic questions, as well as methods & skills training. If you would like to join one or several of the workshops, please send an email to Elisabeth Zellmer at elisabeth.zellmer@tum.de to apply. All members of the MCTS – and beyon[mehr]

#mytopic.in.society – MCTS Doctoral Colloquium

The research community at MCTS came together for the Doctoral Colloquium at July 12+13, which – as usual – marked the end of the semester. The doctoral candidates presented their work in 16 presentations and received in-depth feedback in nine breakout groups. Projects in all stages were well represented, from first introductions of concepts and ideas from candidates in their first year, to broader[mehr]

Welcome to the MCTS: Visiting Professor Aiko Hibino

Please join us in welcoming MCTS Visiting Professor Aiko Hibino, who will be staying with us from August through October 2018. Aiko Hibino studies user-technology relations in emerging science and technology. She pursues two lines of research. The first is the design process for technologies/research technologies in scientific communities, in particular nano-biotechnology, social simulation and r[mehr]

Proceedings INSIST-Nachwuchstagung „Schafft Wissen"

Die Proceedings zur 2. INSIST-Nachwuchstagung „Schafft Wissen: Gemeinsames und geteiltes Wissen in Wissenschaft und Technik“, die im Oktober 2016 am MCTS stattfand, sind nun online verfügbar. Vom MCTS sind Lisa Meinecke und Laura Voss mit ihrem Beitrag „I Robot, You Unemployed: Robotics in Science Fiction and Media Discourse“ vertreten. In den insgesamt 13 Beiträgen werden unter anderem Themenf[mehr]