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SC/STS 4090 3.0: Science in the Wild

SC/STS 4090 3.0: Science in the Wild

Course Description

This course is a hands-on introduction to the anthropological study of science-in-the-making. Students develop practical skills in qualitative ethnographic methods by conducting interviews with practicing scientists and observing laboratory research. Through weekly readings and fieldwork assignments, students develop a broad understanding of scientific practice. By analyzing their own field notes and interview transcripts, students work towards producing an ethnographic account of laboratory life.


Honours Minor BA Program,
Honours Minor BSc Program


Completion of 60 credits or permission of instructor