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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HEIRRI at the 1st Conference on Social Impact of Science

The 1st Conference on Social Impact of Science SIS2016 will be held on 25-29th July in Barcelona, with more than 500 participants from all over the world. The general aim of the SIS2006 conference is to take a relevant step forward in the analysis of research that are having most social impact (in the different scientific domains), the

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HEIRRI at the ISEKI Food Conference

The 4th International ISEKI Food Conference was held on 6-8th July in Viena, Austria, with more than 320 participants from 55 countries all over the world. The general aim of the ISEKI_Food conference series is to contribute to the creation of an open international forum for researchers, education scientists, technologists and industry representatives as well as food consumers,

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Innovative teaching for a responsible and critical 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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Innovative teaching for a responsible and critic education, HEIRRI at CIDUI

The International Congress on University Teaching and Innovation CIDUI will be taking place in Barcelona on 5-7 July 2016. This year’s theme is “Teaching and learning innovation impacts” and the congress will gather more than 500 professionals. HEIRRI will be present at this Conference during the Symposium “Innovative teaching for a responsible and critic education” on 6th July

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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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RRI education to strengthen the relationship between science and society

Why is RRI training in higher education institutions necessary to strengthen the relationship between science and society?  Educating today’s students, who are members of society and future researchers, is critical for developing a responsible voice of tomorrow. An education beyond the technical core of the subjects is necessary to engage students as committed, active, thinking

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The HEIRRI consortium meets in Bergen: moving forward!

The 4th consortium meeting of the HEIRRI project took place on the 9th-10th June in Bergen (Norway). The gathering was hosted by the University of Bergen (UiB), who welcomed members from the 9 European institutions participating in the project. During the 2 days of the meeting the current status of the project, its aims and

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