Science and Technology Studies (STS) is a dynamic interdisciplinary academic program of study. We proud to present a distinguished assemble of academics. We provides resources for thinking critically and acting ethically and effectively in a real world and the scenario of fast-changing world influenced deeply by science and technology.
STS examines how science and technology emerge, how they affect society, how they affect the policy, environment, and how they evolve through social processes. As such we have experts that teach and research areas covering topics like food security and safety, food and religion, environmental protection, environmental ethics, policy studies, policy and management of S&T, strategic studies, sociology and social studies of sciences and technology, economic development and growth, building capacity, technological innovation management, innovation for inclusive development, green technology and philosophy, philosophy of development, history and philosophy of science, environment and education, women in science and technology, bioethics and environmental ethics, Islamic bioethics, science communication, environmental science, biological sciences, environmental law in order to forge a multi-disciplinary perspective on science and technology, which is holistic but equally pragmatic.
STS prepares students for careers that address the broader understanding with the necessary resources to face a challenging working environment after graduation. In addition to academic careers in STS, students have pursued careers such as science officer, archive officer, diplomat and administrative officer, consultant of science and technology, manager of R&D, Consultant for human resource, teaching, public health administration, media companies, management consultant practice, S&T Advisor, Petronas officer and quality controller for production.
Focusing on the changing conditions of knowledge production today, cutting-edge theoretical and conceptual inquiry, and engagement with epistemology, ethics, environment and entrepreneur approaches, we welcomes the participation of members from any department, including faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, undergraduates, and visiting scholars. With the support of all my colleagues, we will try our best to upgrade efforts towards making all the programmes offered by the department successful and beneficial for all.
Dr Che Wan Jasimah bt Wan Mohamed Radzi