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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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Join the online forum! A dialogue on integration and a better application of RRI in higher education

The aim of the HEIRRI project is to promote the integration of RRI within the formal and informal education of future scientists, engineers, and other professionals involved in the research, development, and innovation process. Based on the conducted RRI stock-taking inventory containing results of a throughout state-of-the-art review and an extensive scan of projects, initiatives

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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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Hindrances of integrating RRI in Higher Education Institutions

Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) is a critical and radical concept that seeks to involve society in discussing how science and technology can help create the world we want. It has strengths and possibilities and also the capacity of “making research and innovation investments more efficient, fostering better knowledge and innovation co-production with society, or

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Problem Based Learning for teaching Responsible Research and Innovation

Problem-Based Learning (PBL) is a student-centered pedagogical approach in which students learn by the process of solving an open-ended problem within a team. With PBL, students develop problem-solving skills and self-directed learning, together with team-work practice and flexible knowledge. The problems used in PBL are real cases, they can be solved in multiple ways and

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What is RRI? What is HEI? What is HEIRRI?

To understand what the project HEIRRI is, we have to learn about the two acronyms that compose its name: RRI and HEI. What is RRI? Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) is a concept under construction. According to René von Schomberg, “a transparent, interactive process by which societal actors and innovators become mutually responsive to each

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