RRI

‘Facilitating reflection on Responsible Research and Innovation’, outline of the HEIRRI workshop in Accra

The GUNi’s Regional Office in Africa, together with the Association of African Universities (AAU) and the Global University Network for Innovation Secretariat, organized the workshop ‘Facilitating reflection on Responsible Research and Innovation’ on the 17th October 2017 in Accra, Ghana, in the framework of the HEIRRI internationalization plan to spread the project amongst Higher Education

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Resolution of the Call for Applications to test the HEIRRI training materials

The HEIRRI project involves 2 new Higher Education institutions, from Algeria and India, interested in Responsible Research and Innovation and its integration into the curricula for a pilot test of two of the HEIRRI training programs and materials. After reviewing the applications received on the call to test the HEIRRI training materials, which was launched last 1st March 2017 by

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The HEIRRI Forum Online keeps growing, jump on board!

Some months ago, we published an article encouraging all of you to become part of the HEIRRI Forum Online, either through Twitter or through the email list. Now the results are visible: the number of Twitter followers keeps increasing (we have reached 900 followers already!), as well as the people wanting to receive the emails

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Advice papers on Doctoral Education and Citizen Science at universities

The League of European Research Universities (LERU) published the advice paper “Maintaining a quality culture in doctoral education at research-intensive universities”. LERU universities have analysed how they develop and review a quality culture in doctoral education and how they implement quality assessment procedures. The result is a paper with practical examples from universities on how

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Scientific knowledge as a commons: How to improve the peer review and dissemination of research outputs

The Barcelona Knowledge Hub of the Academia Europaea is joining the celebration of the International Women’s Day 2017 by organizing the Lecture: “Scientific knowledge as a commons: How to improve the peer review and dissemination of research outputs” by Prof. Marie Farge, Directrice de Recherche at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). The lecture

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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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PhD course on Responsible Innovation

The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW), Wageningen University, Delft University of Technology and the 4TU Center for Ethics and Technology invite PhD students/ ReMa students in philosophy to register for the course “Philosophy of Responsible Innovation” to take place in November and December 2016. Organizing university: Wageningen University; Delft University of Technology Date(s): 23, 24, 25,

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HEIRRI at the RRI Tools Final Conference

After three years of work, the RRI Toolkit is online and an ambitious training and advocacy program on RRI is running through the RRI Tools Hubs and networks all around Europe. The RRI Tools Final Conference will be held on 21-22th November in Brussels and it addresses the full range of R&I stakeholders. The general aim of

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RRI: beyond the 6 key issues

The European Commission defined six thematic elements of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI): public engagement, science ethics, science education, gender equality, open access and governance. However, from its very beginnings, the HEIRRI project has emphasized that the concept of RRI is way more than these arbitrarily assigned issues. RRI is a critical and transformative concept

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