HEIRRI will participate at the reception «Opening Science to Society» on the 15th of November at the Permanent Representation of Belgium to the EU in Brussels.

This advocacy event is organized by SiS.net, the international network of National Contact Points (NCPs) for Science with and for Society, and the Swedish Advocacy Platform for Science With and For Society. Photo by Mike Whiter) No Pot Casualties In more than six years of clinical experience with medical cannabis, the Veterans Health Administration has never identified a problem with its use as a therapeutic agent—and the VHA is the largest medical system in the world. A indica-dominant hybrid strain perfect for high-energy conversing or a mood boost. Leaf Expert ( https://leaf.expert ) has revolutionized portable weed enjoyment with a cartridge that delivers a burn and leak-free vape experience. Cunningham plans to enroll 250 HIV-positive and HIV-negative adults with chronic pain who use opioids and who have received certification from their physicians to use medical marijuana (resource) , which is provided through approved dispensaries in New York State. The reception will gather political representatives, members of parliament, and international experts on SwafS and RRI. Philippe Galiay and Ignasi López Verdeguer are two of the invited panellists.

HEIRRI will be among the 11 SiS/SwafS projects presented at the Project Pitch session. Both H2020 and FP7 programmes are included, with initiatives like RRI Tools, FoTRRIS, GENPORT and NUCLEUS, among others. HEIRRI is the only project of the session developing and piloting educational material for RRI teaching.

Here is the link with more information: http://www.sisnetwork.eu/about/news/evening-reception-opening-science-to-society-15-november-2016