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November 29th, 2022

SHOT Elections 2022 – VOTE NOW

Vote online until 20 December 2022 via the ONLINE BALLOT. Please note that only SHOT members are eligible to vote. Download the Election Newsletter with paper ballot here. President’s Message Dear SHOT Members, It’s time to vote! Later than usual, but just as consequential—it’s time again for SHOT members to choose their representatives on the…

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November 14th, 2022

Proposed amendments SHOT Constitution Approved

The proposed Amendments of the SHOT Constitution have been approved unanimously by the SHOT members present at the SHOT Business Meeting –  Creating SHOT’s Future: A Community Meeting – in New Orleans on 12 November 2022. The amended constitution will be posted on the website shortly.

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November 13th, 2022

Winner Robinson Prize 2022

The winner of the Robinson Prize 2022 is Salwa Hoque (New York University) for her paper Digital Databases: Colonial Legacies Reinscribed in Technologies Established in 1980 by Dr. Eric Robinson in memory of his wife, the prize is awarded annually for the best-delivered paper by an individual who is making his or her first appearance…

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November 13th, 2022

SHOT Award and Fellowship Winners 2022

SHOT is pleased to announce the 2022 Award and Fellowship winners. The prizes were officially announced during the SHOT Awards and Fellowships Event at the SHOT Annual Meeting in New Orleans (Louisiana, USA) on 12 November 2022. You can read all citations here. Leonardo da Vinci Medal 2022 Donald MacKenzie, University of Edinburgh Kranzberg Dissertation…

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October 27th, 2022

Tenure-line Faculty – Open Rank – Science, Technology, and Society (STS) – Technoscience and Social Impact (Fall 2023)

Tenure-line Faculty – Open Rank – Science, Technology, and Society (STS) – Technoscience and Social Impact   The Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Department at Colby College invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-line appointment in Science, Technology, and Society (STS), with particular teaching and research interests in Technoscience and Social Impact, starting in the fall…

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October 27th, 2022

Robotics and AI: New Perspectives (FREE four day webinar series, 1-4 November 2022

Robotics and AI: New Perspectives A four-day webinar series convened by the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation November 1, 2, 3, and 4, 2022 | 1:00-2:30pm ET daily   FREE Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/robotics-and-ai-new-perspectives-1194879 Details: https://invention.si.edu/robotics-and-ai-new-perspectives   From industrial robots to Siri, and autonomous vehicles to C-3PO, we have integrated robots and…

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October 26th, 2022

FELLOWSHIP AND VISITING SCHOLAR SUPPORT FROM THE IEEE HISTORY CENTER, 2023-2024

The IEEE History Center offers two programs of support annually for scholars pursuing the history of electrical engineering and computing and related fields:  A dissertation fellowship for an advanced graduate student or recent Ph.D; and a visiting scholarship an advanced undergraduate, graduate student, or recent Ph.D.  The scholarship requires residence at the IEEE History Center,…

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October 10th, 2022

Proposed Amendents SHOT Constitution

Announcement to the Members of SHOT President Arwen Mohun 10 October 2022 Dear SHOT Members, As required by the SHOT Constitution and non-profit law, there will be a discussion and vote on proposed changes to the Constitution during the New Orleans Annual Meeting. The discussion and vote take place Friday 11 November 2022 at 6.00…

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October 1st, 2022

AJI call for applications for a one-day book manuscript workshop

The Ann Johnson Institute (AJI) for Science, Technology and Society at the University of South Carolina welcomes applications for a one-day book manuscript workshop to be held in the Winter/Spring Term 2024. In its fourth year, these annual workshops target individuals at any career stage who have not previously published a monograph. We are happy to…

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September 27th, 2022

MIT position in Chinese Language and Culture

MIT position in Chinese Language and Culture The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS), at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in Chinese Language and Culture, beginning July 1, 2023, or on a mutually agreed date thereafter. The appointment would be in one…

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