Gathering RRI & RRI learning practices: the HEIRRI database is now online!

The new HEIRRI database is now published online and available for everyone interested in RRI and RRI learning! The database compiles 23 exemplary cases related to RRI and RRI learning in higher education institutions, such as EU projects, different teaching/pedagogical approaches, programmes and courses and a policy document and a report. The selection of the

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Pedagogies and RRI in Higher Education Institutions

‘We need another set of skills, which is beyond the technical of the subjects that are being taught at universities. We need to enhance and foster the critical thinking, we need to give a sense of social responsibility. We need them to be reflexive in terms of their own role and responsibilities in the positions

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Benefits and RRI in Higher Education Institutions

“The benefits of teaching RRI in Higher Education institutions are both for society and science. Universities prepare future professionals of sciences and engineering to become part of the society, to be good professionals and to think and reflect about the consequences of their profession, their work and also to think into the future” (Gema Revuelta,

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Stakeholders: who can effectively help to introduce RRI in HEI?

When talking about introducing the concept of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) into higher education, many stakeholders play a relevant role in this task, and should be kept in mind, well-informed, and if possible, engaged, from early stages of the process. Education & Research Stakeholders from the education and the research sectors are very relevant

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HEIRRI presentation at the “Social impact of Science” congress

Last Wednesday, July 27th, the HEIRRI project was presented at the 1st “Social impact of Science” congress (SIS2016). Núria Saladié, project manager of HEIRRI from the Science, Communication and Society Study Centre (Pompeu Fabra University, UPF), explained the initiative, its background, goals, challenges, stages and consortium. Núria also introduced the concept of RRI (Responsible Research and Innovation) to the

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