HEIRRI and the new RRI Toolkit

HEIRRI is present at the new RRI Toolkit from RRI Tools, launched online last 7th of March. The resources developed by HEIRRI will be available at this section of the RRI Toolkit: www.rri-tools.eu/-/heirri_project. These resources will include RRI training programs and formative materials designed for the different HEI educational levels (undergraduate, MD and PhD, summer

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HEIRRI at the Going Global 2016. We want to hear from you!

Do you know any relevant courses, educational programmes, course materials, or other resources related to RRI in teaching and learning contexts in Africa? Spread the voice and LISTEN! Contact us through heirri@acup.cat From 3th to 5th May, 2016 in Cape Town will be held “Going Global 2016” Conference, an open forum that brings together world education leaders

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Reflections after the 1st HEIRRI conference

The HEIRRI conference celebrated on March 18th was a great success. You can read here a brief summary of the day and also check the final programme and the HEIRRI Flickr page for the pictures. More than 150 people from 20 different countries attended the conference in CosmoCaixa (Barcelona), a great amount of people if

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Attendance success at the 1st HEIRRI Conference

The first HEIRRI conference “Teaching Responsible Research and Innovation at University” has gathered on March 18th more than 150 people from all over the world to discuss about the integration of the concept of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in university education. Professionals from the Research, Development and Innovation system, teaching staff from universities, members

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1st HEIRRI Conference

Teaching Responsible Research and Innovation at University CosmoCaixa Science Museum, Barcelona, Spain Friday 18th of March, 2016 Context The Research and Innovation (R&I) system is under heavy pressure and profound transformation. While society increasingly relies on R&I to address the challenges of our time -such as climate change, global health, sustainable development, scarcity of resources,

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All ready for the 1st HEIRRI Conference!

The 1st HEIRRI Conference ‘Teaching RRI at University’ will take place on Friday 18th March at Cosmocaixa Science Museum in Barcelona. Lecturers and attendees will discuss about how research and innovation should respond to the needs of society and how universities can contribute towards a responsible science education. The Conference will bring together around 200 professionals working on the

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Hindrances of integrating RRI in Higher Education Institutions

Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) is a critical and radical concept that seeks to involve society in discussing how science and technology can help create the world we want. It has strengths and possibilities and also the capacity of “making research and innovation investments more efficient, fostering better knowledge and innovation co-production with society, or

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Spreading the voice, listening and learning

Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in general and RRI teaching specifically are concepts and issues that are gaining importance not only in Europe but in all parts of the world. With the approval of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the first universal agenda for sustainable development at international level, the outstanding role of research becomes

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1st HEIRRI Conference – final Programme is out!

The final Programme of the 1st HEIRRI Conference is now available! The event will be a stimulating forum to discuss and create new ways of teachin g and learning how RRI should adapt to our changing times and contribute to societal progress and wellbeing. The Conference includes 2 keynote lectures, 4 workshops, a poster session

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