EDGI Wins Making and Doing Distinguished Achievement Award from 4S!

Congratulations to EDGI on being awarded the Making and Doing Distinguished Achievement Award from 4S! From the Society for Social Studies of Science, “The STS Making and Doing initiative aims at encouraging 4S members to share scholarly practices of participation, engagement, and intervention in their fields of study. It highlights scholarly practices for producing and expressing…

J. Franklin Jameson Archival Advocacy Award

We are thrilled to announce that the Environmental Data and Governance Initiative (EDGI) and the Technoscience Research Unit have received the J. Franklin Jameson Archival Advocacy Award from the Society of American Archivists.  This award recognizes the work of the TRU in hosting our Guerrilla Archiving event in December, which helped to launch over community…

Alessandro Delfanti on “Distributed Biotechnology” in the new Handbook of the Political Economy of Science

Read TRU member Alessandro Delfanti’s work on “Distributed Biotechnology,”  the new Routledge Handbook of the Political Economy of Science (2017), edited by D. Tyfield R. Lave, S. Randalls, and C. Thorpe. Read Prof. Delfanti’s chapter on “Distributed Biotechnology” here. From the publisher “The political economy of research and innovation (R&I) is one of the central issues of the…

Corporate Speculation -May 4th Keynote by Joe Dumit

Announcing the Techniques of the Corporation public keynote Corporate Speculation: Techniques for Calibrating Our Future by Professor Joseph Dumit  (UC Davis, Anthropology) Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 4-6 George Ignatieff Theatre, 15 Devonshire Place. Reception to follow.  Please RSVP for reception here   Abstract: I—like many, if not most of you—like to think of futures…

Position Opening: Technoscience Research Unit Program Assistant

Job Description: TRU Program Assistant           The Technoscience Research Unit (TRU) at the University of Toronto is searching for a program assistant who will work in close collaboration with the Director and TRU members. The TRU is a cross-faculty hub for critical and creative research on the politics of technoscience. The TRU is affiliated with…

Plant/People Futures :: April 7th Salon

2016-17 :: (De)Composing Futures April 7 :: Decomposing and Recomposing Plant/People Futures Join us for the Technoscience Salon’s final event of the season where we explore ways to restage plant/people relations in order to cultivate more livable futures for all. Our speakers and stirrers share insights from their work in postcolonial feminist science studies, anthropology, and…