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Science (and Technology) in Society (STS)

STS is a relatively new interdisciplinary programme, emerging from the confluence of a variety of disciplines and sub-disciplines with an interest in viewing science and technology as socially embedded enterprises. When introduced into the European Union research framework in the early 2000s, Science and Society included the following thematic areas: scientific advice; governance & reference systems; ethics in science; uncertainty, risk, and the precautionary principle; S&T - culture, young people, science education and careers; science awards; women & science.

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