Winners of the Taiwan STS Dissertation/Thesis Awards 2020

Winners of the Taiwan STS Dissertation/Thesis Awards 2020
DOCTORAL DISSERTATION

Excellence Award

  • Design for Green: Ethics and Politics for Behavior-Steering Technology
    by Ching HUNG 洪靖
    PhD, Department of Philosophy, University of Twente (The Netherlands)
    Supervisors: Peter-Paul Verbeek & Michael Nagenborg

Merit Award

  • An Empirical Study on the Correlation between Information Asymmetric and Institutional Dependence of Environmental Governance-the Application of Social Experiment [in Chinese]
    by Wei-Ying SUNG 宋威穎
    PhD, Institute of Public Affairs Management, National San Yat-sen University
    Supervisors: Jih-Hwa WU 吳濟華 & Chiung-Ting CHANG 張瓊婷
  • Particle Physics in Public: Legitimising Curiosity-driven Research on the Higgs Boson and Beyond
    by Chih-Wei YEH 葉致微
    PhD, Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, The University of Edinburgh (UK)
    Supervisors: Steven Yearley & Catherine Lyall

 

MASTER’S THESIS

Excellence Award

  • Industrial Pollutions, Environmental Controversies, and Local Movements — A Case Study of Mailiao, Yunlin [in Chinese]
    by Hung-Yang LIN 林鴻揚
    Master, Department of Geography, National Taiwan University
    Advisor: Kuang-Chi HUNG 洪廣冀
  • Invisible Semiconductor Laboratory Technicians: Two Knowledge Types in Scientific Research and Their Epistemic Politics [in Chinese]
    by Po-Ting CHEN 陳柏廷
    Master, Institute of Sociology, National Tsing-Hua University
    Advisor: Tzung-De LIN 林宗德
  • Undisciplined Formula: Food Industry, Technology, and Regulation in Taiwan Plasticizer Event [in Chinese]
    by Tsung-Yen TSOU 鄒宗晏
    Master, Institute of Science, Technology, and Society, National Yang-Ming University
    Advisors: Hung-Jen YANG 楊弘任 & Yi-Ping LIN 林宜平
  • Negotiating Classifications: The Practice of Taiwan Triage and Acuity Scale [in Chinese]
    by Li-I CHEN 陳俐伊
    Master, Institute of Science, Technology, and Society, National Yang-Ming University
    Advisor: Jia-Shin CHEN 陳嘉新

Merit Award

  • Homo Economicus and Social Trading:The Study of Individual Trader in Taiwan Index Future Market [in Chinese]
    by Jiue-An WEN 溫爵安
    Master, Department of Sociology, Fu Jen Catholic University
    Advisor: Chung-Shen WU 吳宗昇
  • Negotiating Borderlands: Bird’s Nest Business, Sound Technology, Heritage Landscape, in Penang, Malaysia [in Chinese]
    by Yu-An KUO 郭育安
    Master, Department of Geography at National Taiwan University
    Advisor: Po-Yi HUNG 洪伯邑
  • Cross-border Taiwanese Tea in Vietnam and the Blending of Localness in Taiwan [in Chinese]
    by Yu-Hsiu LIEN 練聿修
    Master, Department of Geography at National Taiwan University
    Advisor: Po-Yi HUNG 洪伯邑

 

Congratulations to all the winners!