1st HEIRRI CONFERENCEThe 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
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 and more than 20 oral presentations. It will take place at CosmoCaixa Science Museum, in Barcelona, next 18th March.

Jacqueline Broerse, from VU University of Amsterdam, and John Goddard, from University of Newcastle, will give the following keynote lectures: “Integrating RRI in universities: training future students in transdisciplinary research” and “RRI and the civic university”.

Attendees can join the parallel sessions, offering more than 20 oral presentations under the umbrella of the following topics:
– training on research and innovation for industry: needs and challenges
– dialoguing within university: transdisciplinarity as a key for RRI learning
– adapting curricula to future researchers: foster RRI in postgraduate levels
– changing structures: the RRI paradigm within institutions

Participants can also engage in 4 participatory workshops, where good practices on how Higher Education Institutions can connect with different actors of RRI will be discussed:
– Problem Based Learning and its relation to RRI
– How can policy and practice best support embedding RRI in academic curricula: an introduction to the EnRRICH project
– Be an agent of change: co-creating transformative learning by open design
– Towards an inventory of RRI teaching and learning activities

The poster session, with 11 projects from across Europe, will also promote new connections and networking among all professionals present.

Have a look at the programme here. The HEIRRI Conference has no inscription fee but requires previous registration, fill in the form here.

We are looking forward to meeting you next 18th March and move towards RRI together!