Fellowship Programme 2016-2017 at the Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology And Society
The IAS-STS in Graz, Austria, promotes the interdisciplinary investigation of the links and interactions between science, technology and society, as well as technology assessment and research into the development and implementation of socially and environmentally sound technologies. Broadly speaking, the IAS-STS is an institute for the enhancement of science, technology and society studies.
The IAS-STS invites researchers to apply for a stay between 1 October 2016 and 30 June 2017 as a
Research Fellow (up to nine months) ; or,
Visiting Scholar (shorter period, e.g. a month).
The IAS-STS offers excellent research infrastructure. Close co-operation with researchers at the IFZ (Inter-University Research Centre for Technology, Work and Culture ; see : www.ifz.aau.at), and the Graz unit of STS (Institute of Science, Technology and Society Studies, Klagenfurt University) guest lectures, colloquia, workshops, and conferences provide an atmosphere of creativity and scholarly discussion.
Furthermore, we can offer five grants, worth EUR 940,- per month, for long-term Research Fellows at the IAS-STS.
The Fellowship Programme 2016-2017 is dedicated to projects investigating the following issues :
1. Gender – Technology – Environment
2. Life Sciences/Biotechnology
3. Sustainable and Innovative Public Procurement & Ecodesign
4. Towards Low-Carbon Energy Systems
5. Sustainable Food Systems
Applications must be submitted to the IAS-STS by 31 December 2015.