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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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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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Watch the first video of the HEIRRI training programmes!

Under the title ‘A future scenario on Ageing‘, we are pleased to launch this first video of the HEIRRI training programs. They will be presented today for the very first time at the 2nd HEIRRI Conference in the Aula der Wissenschaften in Vienna! Check out the HEIRRI training programmes at the RRI-Tools website: https://www.rri-tools.eu/heirri-training-programmes.

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HEIRRI internationalization: pilot train-the-trainer workshop at the University of Mostar

On the 16th of March 2018, the pilot trial of the train-the-trainer HEIRRI programme called „Facilitating reflection on Responsible Research and Innovation“, was held at the University of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was a one-day workshop aimed at higher education teachers and other academic and non-academic staff. Participants introduced themselves through a short

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The HEIRRI Twitter account keeps getting bigger, THANK YOU!

The Twitter account of HEIRRI has been registering great success for the past months. The number of followers well surpasses the 1300 milestone, and the number of retweets and likes consequently skyrocket. This graph shows the progress in number of followers from March 2016 to February 2018, which has been a gradual and constant increase.

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‘Introduction to Responsible Research and Innovation’, outline of the HEIRRI workshops in Brasil and Mexico

The GUNi’s Regional Office in Latin America and Caribbean, together with the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM Instituto de Investigaciones Sobre la Universidad y la Educación), Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and the Global University Network for Innovation Secretariat, organized the two workshops ‘Introduction to Responsible Research and Innovation’ on the

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“Responsible PhD: Integrating Responsible Research and Innovation in PhD Research” pilot in Barcelona

A pilot trial of the course “Responsible PhD: Integrating Responsible Research and Innovation in PhD Research” has taken place at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) on the 12th and 26th February 2018, within the framework of the HEIRRI International Pilot Institutions. The aim of the course was to introduce PhD students different concepts of

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