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The Finnish Society for Science and Technology Studies

The Finnish Society for Science and Technology Studies was founded in 1985 to support the research, teaching and publication of science and technology studies in Finland. The society brings together a broad range of researchers, such as sociologists, philosophers, historians, media scholars, psychologists and many other experts who are interested in the study of science and technology studies.

The Finnish Society for Science and Technology Studies publishes international peer-reviewed journal called Science & Technology Studies (formerly Science Studies). Science & Technology Studies is the official journal of the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology.



Membership fee for the year 2021 is 30 € (15 € for undergraduate and postgraduate students in Science and Technology Studies, pensioners, and unemployed).

If you wish to become a member of the society, please contact the secretary (secretary [at]

Executive Committee

Executive committee 2021


Jaakko Taipale (University of Helsinki), jaakko.taipale [at]


Otto Auranen (Academy of Finland), otto.auranen [at]

José A. Cañada (University of Helsinki), jose.a.canada [at]

Terhi Esko (University of Helsinki), terhi.esko [at]

Outi Koskinen (University of Helsinki), outi.koskinen [at]

Erika Lilja (Tampere University) erika.lilja [at]

Ilkka Lähteenmäki (University of Oulu), ilkka.o.lahteenmaki [at]

Reetta Muhonen (University of Turku and Tampere University), reetta.muhonen [at]

Anuradha Nayak (University of Lapland), anuradha.nayak [at]

Minna Saariketo (Stockholm University), minna.vigren [at]

Sampsa Saikkonen (University of Helsinki), sampsa.saikkonen [at]

Samuel Salovaara (University of Lapland), samuel.salovaara [at]

Secretary and treasurer

Ville Heilala (University of Jyväskylä), secretary [at]

Contact Information

Finnish Society for Science and Technology Studies
secretary [at]

Science & Technology Studies journal

Coordinating editor Salla Sariola
salla.sariola [at]