The Society for Social Studies of Science Student Section (6S) exists to facilitate interactions among students and early career scholars in science and technology studies and to promote their interests within 4S. 6S serves three core aims: to facilitate networking and professional development amongst students and early career scholars; to represent interests of students and early career scholars to the 4S Council and within 4S as an organization; and to contribute to the continued vitality and development of 4S through the coordinated activity of its student and early career members.
Towards these aims, the Social Studies of Science Student Section (6S) has hosted workshops and events during the annual meetings of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) designed to facilitate community among students and junior scholars of science studies, and further opportunities for collaboration.
The first virtual 6S pre-conference workshop was held on Monday, August 17, 2020. Find proceedings here. In 2021, the second 6S virtual preconference workshop was held (proceedings here).
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The full 6S charter can be found here.
Angela Okune, Katie Ulrich, Aadita Chaudhury and Misria Ali, "About 6S", contributed by Angela Okune, Katie Ulrich, Aadita Chaudhury and Misria Shaik Ali, STS Infrastructures, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 18 January 2022, accessed 3 June 2023. http://www.stsinfrastructures.org/content/about-6s
This artifact contextualizes 6S.