Call for action! Horizon Europe needs a specific programme for funding Science, Society and Citizens’ initiatives

The European Commission released its proposal for the Horizon Europe (formerly known as FP9) on 7 June. The current proposal proposes a top-down communication approach where the research and innovation results are delivered and explained to citizens and, contrary to H2020, Horizon Europe does not have a Science for and with Society (SwafS) specific strand. This

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Visit the new section of the HEIRRI blog – International pilot institutions, reaching out with education!

The HEIRRI resources have been piloted within the HEIRRI consortium to test their implementation in different contexts in the countries of Austria, Denmark, Norway, Croatia and Spain. Moreover, in order to have a more diverse range of people using and experiencing the resources, HEIRRI has also organised 20 pilot experiences with non-HEIRRI universities from around

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A scenario on “food”, check out the second HEIRRI video!

As part of the training materials, HEIRRI has developed a second video to be used when teaching and learning about Responsible Research and Innovation. This new video fosters discussion and reflections connecting different areas such as organic chemistry,new technologies, gender, innovation in ingredients, culture, nutrition, society and food sustainability. All training materials, which explain the

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HEIRRI at the 4th International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd’18)

After the great success of the third HEAd conference, which received submissions from 51 countries, Valencia will host the Fourth International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd’18). This conference will be an excellent forum for researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas, experiences, opinions and research results relating to the preparation of students, teaching/learning methodologies and

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‘Innovation in Science Education Through Performing Arts’ – HEIRRI at the PERFORM Conference 2018

The PERFORM project is holding a conference at the headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in Paris, France, from 14 to 15 June 2018. The PERFORM Conference 2018 investigates how innovation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education can be increased through performing arts, such as stand-up comedy, science busking

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Highlights of the 2nd HEIRRI Conference in Vienna: Education towards a responsible society, transforming universities through RRI

The second and last HEIRRI Conference celebrated in Vienna on April 27th 2018 has gathered around 150 people from 43 countries under the title “Education towards a responsible society, transforming universities through RRI”. The event has been centred in discussing about RRI teaching and learning, as well as presenting the work done during the almost

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