The aim of Centre for Medical Science and Technology Studies is to foster research into medical and health-related topics from the perspective of science and technology studies (STS). The Centre also supports science and technology studies perspectives on pre- and postgraduate courses at the Faculty of Health Sciences.
About the Centre
MeST - Centre for Medical Science and Technology Studies is based on a collaboration between scholars in the Unit of Health Services Research and Medical Museion, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen.
MeST is affiliated with
- STSC - Center for Science, Technology, Medicine & Society, University of California, Berkeley.
- MHS - Medical Humanities Sheffield, University of Sheffield
Biotechnologies, Nature and Society Research Group, Goethe University, Frankfurt
Being the largest assemblage of scholars in the field of medical science and technology studies in this part of the world, the Centre aims to play an active role in the international STS research community and thereby attract scholars of international standing in the field for short or long-term research stays at the Centre.
Special efforts are made to coordinate visits by prominent scholars to fit the teaching aims of the Faculty, especially on the postgraduate level.