Dominique Vinck

CM 2 274 (Centre Midi)
Station 10
CH-1015 Lausanne

Office:  CM 2 274

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Teaching & PhD


Humanities and Social Sciences Program


Science, technology and society A

Students analyze the co-production dynamics of societies and digital technologies, and the issues they face. To this end, they learn to mobilize concepts and methods of sociotechnical analysis from Science and Technology studies (STS).

Science, technology and society B

This course aims at exploring the social, historical and cultural dimensions of scientific work or engineering. Contributing to Wikipedia articles on engineering on technologies or engineering from a STS (science and technology studies) or engineering studies point of view.

Science, technology and society D

Science and technology are experiencing changes that also affect the entire society. The course will take the example of nanoscience and nanotechnology to develop an analysis of this kind of phenomenon.

Science, technology and society C

Over the past decade, the notion of "artificial intelligence" has made a comeback in many fields of activity. To measure its scope, this course offers an introduction to social studies of AI. The course will introduce the main approaches, exemplary cases and relevant methods in the field.

Science, technology and society II

The course aims at the acquisition of concepts and methods of Science and Technology Studies in order to learn how to decipher the intricacies of science and technology in society by mobilizing these elements on a theme chosen by the student.

Science, technology and society I

The course aims to acquire the mastery of concepts and methods of science and technology studies applying them on an object or question chosen by the student in order to learn how to decode the intertwining of science and technology in society.