Monday 23

Schools are generally unaware of Responsible Research and Innovation

Posted by Scientix project on 23 May 2016

Although Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) has gained prominence in Europe in the past years, even as a priority topic at the European Commission, the findings of a new comparative analysis on science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) education in Europe indicate that RRI remains to be fully embedded in national school education systems. Currently, it is more a concern and concept used by the academia and generally unknown at schools in 24 out of the 30 countries observed.

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Wednesday 18

Four RRI-related positions (research associate, PhD, project manager, student assistant)

Posted by RRI Tools on 18 May 2016

1. Research Associate: Responsible Research and Innovation in Synthetic Biology - University of Manchester

2. PhD Studentship – Life Cycle Assessment for Responsible Research and Innovation in Synthetic Biology - University of Nottingham

3. Research and Scientific Project Manager for the Doing It Together science project (DITOs) at the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA)

4. Student Assistant for the Doing It Together science project (DITOs) at the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA)

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Friday 13

A city with a history and a project with a future

Posted by IrsiCaixa and UCL on 13 May 2016

Istanbul’s striking Sultan Ahmed mosque – known as the Blue Mosque for its beautiful tiled interior – built in 1609-16

With the allure of the Grand Bazaar, the splendour of the Blue Mosque, the treasures of the Topkapi Museum, and the smells, tastes and sounds of the city all around you, why on Earth would you spend your time cooped up in a hotel room? Responsible research and innovation!

The international network Public Communication of Science and Technology met last week (April 25-28) in the historic city of Istanbul, where East really does meet West, where Europe meets Asia, and where cultures mingle to produce a vibrancy that rivals anywhere in the World. And the RRI Tools project organized a workshop to explain and train on responsibility in innovation and research that garnered 25 participants from every continent. 

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Monday 23

Schools are generally unaware of Responsible Research and Innovation

Posted by Scientix project on 23 May 2016

Although Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) has gained prominence in Europe in the past years, even as a priority topic at the European Commission, the findings of a new comparative analysis on science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) education in Europe indicate that RRI remains to be fully embedded in national school education systems. Currently, it is more a concern and concept used by the academia and generally unknown at schools in 24 out of the 30 countries observed.

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Wednesday 18

Four RRI-related positions (research associate, PhD, project manager, student assistant)

Posted by RRI Tools on 18 May 2016

1. Research Associate: Responsible Research and Innovation in Synthetic Biology - University of Manchester

2. PhD Studentship – Life Cycle Assessment for Responsible Research and Innovation in Synthetic Biology - University of Nottingham

3. Research and Scientific Project Manager for the Doing It Together science project (DITOs) at the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA)

4. Student Assistant for the Doing It Together science project (DITOs) at the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA)

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Friday 13

A city with a history and a project with a future

Posted by IrsiCaixa and UCL on 13 May 2016

Istanbul’s striking Sultan Ahmed mosque – known as the Blue Mosque for its beautiful tiled interior – built in 1609-16

With the allure of the Grand Bazaar, the splendour of the Blue Mosque, the treasures of the Topkapi Museum, and the smells, tastes and sounds of the city all around you, why on Earth would you spend your time cooped up in a hotel room? Responsible research and innovation!

The international network Public Communication of Science and Technology met last week (April 25-28) in the historic city of Istanbul, where East really does meet West, where Europe meets Asia, and where cultures mingle to produce a vibrancy that rivals anywhere in the World. And the RRI Tools project organized a workshop to explain and train on responsibility in innovation and research that garnered 25 participants from every continent. 

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Monday 09

UOC Research Week tackles gender gap in STEM studies and occupations

Posted by Universitat Oberta de Catalunya on 09 May 2016

Dismantling stereotypes, addressing academic issues and involving colleges and universities are some of the key actions to overcome women’s low share in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) areas and occupations. These and many other actions were discussed on April 19th at the Palau Macaya of La Caixa Foundation during a round table entitled “What Can Future Education Do in Order to Overcome Gendered Academic and Occupational Interests?

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Tuesday 03

What will be the future of Responsible Research and Innovation?

Posted by RRI Tools on 03 May 2016

The RRI Tools External Experts Meeting held on 19-20 November 2015 in Brussels was also the occasion for RRI Tools and its guests to think about what will be the future of Responsible Research and Innovation.

Philippe Galiay, Hilary Sutcliffe and Arie Rip, three experts in the field of RRI share their views in the following videos.

Dr. Philippe Galiay is the Head of Sector ‘Mainstreaming Responsible Research and Innovation in Horizon 2020...

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