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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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Innovative teaching for a responsible and critic education

How can transformative education contribute to teaching innovation? What practical examples do we have to foster transformative learning? What kind of teaching can be offered so that future professionals consider the implication of their work in society? The previous questions were addressed during the symposium ‘Innovative teaching for a responsible and critic education’ on 6th

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Building bridges in RRI education

Many initiatives around Europe deal with the concept of RRI and education; in this sense, HEIRRI and EnRRICH projects work in similar directions and focus their efforts to develop a responsible voice in Higher Education. The EnRRICH project organized its 1st conference on June 22-24 in the framework of the Living Knowledge Conference. The event

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