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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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Science Café on RRI in Vienna

‘Autonomous Vehicles – A Melange of Technological Process and Societal Behaviour’ – was the topic of this Viennese Science Café on RRI, hosted by the Austrian ScienceCenter-Network on January 18th 2018. The course took place at the WUK – a well-known cultural, educational and socio-political space in Vienna. This public engagement activity was organized within

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Train-the-trainer workshop at University of Split

On 1st of February 2018, a pilot trial of the Train-the-Trainer HEIRRI programme called “Facilitating reflection on Responsible Research and Innovation“, took place at the University of Split (UNIST). It was a one day workshop aimed at Higher Education teachers and other academic and non-academic staff. The workshop was designed to introduce participants to the

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Join this Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to learn about the concept of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)

The HEIRRI Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) introduces the concept of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) and the different approaches towards it. It will show inspiring RRI practices and activities and give participants the opportunity to investigate RRI in a role-play exercise. Participants will develop first ideas on how to implement RRI into practice and

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HEIRRI video now online!

The HEIRRI project has a new video! Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) has created the picture explaining the objectives, outcomes and achievements of HEIRRI. The video features Gema Revuelta, the Coordinator of the project, Núria Saladié, project manager, and Gaurav Jumde, a student of the master’s “Multidisciplinary research in experimental sciences” who has experienced teaching with

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Public science café in Aarhus, Denmark!

On November 29th-30th, Aarhus University hosted a two-day PhD-course in Responsible Research and Innovation in cooperation between Niels Mejlgaard, Centre Director at The Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy, and Kristian Hvidtfeldt, Head of Centre at the Centre for Science Studies. The PhD course aimed to introduce the students to the concept

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Join the HEIRRI workshops ‘Facilitating reflection on RRI’ in Brasil and Mexico on January 2018. Registration is now open!

The GUNi’s Regional Office in Latin America and Caribbean, together with the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and the Global University Network for Innovation Secretariat, organize the workshops ‘Facilitating reflection on Responsible Research and Innovation’ in the framework HEIRRI internationalization plan to spread the project amongst Higher Education Institutions outside Europe.

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