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Reflections after the S.NET conference in Bergen

Last October, the annual S.NET congress took place in Bergen for the 8th time. This event was a great opportunity to openly discuss about new trends in emerging technologies, their policies and fields affected. The HEIRRI project was presented at the session “RRI, education and public participation”, together with other European initiatives like RRI Tools

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All ready for the pitch session at the Opening Science to Society!

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. HEIRRI will be among the 11 SiS/SwafS projects presented at the Project Pitch session. Núria Saladié, from the Studies Centre on Science, Communication and Society (Pompeu Fabra University, UPF) and project manager of HEIRRI,

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New research platform on RRI: “Responsible Research and Innovation in Academic Practice” at the University of Vienna

On 19th and 20th October 2016, the new research platform “Responsible Research and Innovation in Academic Practice” at the University of Vienna (Austria) had its kick-off meeting. The event started with an inspiring evening with presentations on the research agenda, aims and future activities of the platform as well as short talks on RRI in

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RRI at Universities and Brexit, what’s next?

Bernd Stahl, RRI expert and Director of the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility at De Montfort University (UK),wrote an article at the beginning of October following the workshop on RRI post-Brexit held at University College London (UCL) on September 23rd. During the workshop, attendees (researchers, research funders and policy makers connected to RRI) discussed

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Pedagogies and RRI in Higher Education Institutions

‘We need another set of skills, which is beyond the technical of the subjects that are being taught at universities. We need to enhance and foster the critical thinking, we need to give a sense of social responsibility. We need them to be reflexive in terms of their own role and responsibilities in the positions

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Benefits and RRI in Higher Education Institutions

«The benefits of teaching RRI in Higher Education institutions are both for society and science. Universities prepare future professionals of sciences and engineering to become part of the society, to be good professionals and to think and reflect about the consequences of their profession, their work and also to think into the future» (Gema Revuelta,

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Stakeholders: who can effectively help to introduce RRI in HEI?

When talking about introducing the concept of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) into higher education, many stakeholders play a relevant role in this task, and should be kept in mind, well-informed, and if possible, engaged, from early stages of the process. Education & Research Stakeholders from the education and the research sectors are very relevant

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