Welcome to Centre for Society, Technology and Values

The Centre for Society, Technology and Values (CSTV) explores relationships among modern technology, culture and human values, and the structure of society.  

CSTV was established in 1984 as an interdisciplinary teaching and research unit. Since 1991, it has been connected with the Department of Systems Design Engineering.

CSTV is one of the University of Waterloo’s interdisciplinary programs and is a member of the Science and Technology in Society Teaching Group.

  1. June 22, 2017New book: Springer Handbook of Model-based ScienceSpringer Handbook of Model-based Science cover

    Order now at Springer.com!

    Look for the volume I edited: Part I—Models in Engineering, Architecture, and Economical and Human Sciences.

    Featuring my two chapters:

    47. Models and ideology in design, pp. 1003–1014.

  2. June 20, 2017New book: Design and societydesign and society book cover

    Design & Society: Social issues in technological design

    By Cameron Shelley, Centre for Society, Technology and Values

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