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Thursday 03

Gathering RRI & RRI learning practices: the HEIRRI database is now online!

Posted by HEIRRI on 03 Nov 2016

The new database of the HEIRRI project is now published online and available for everyone interested in RRI and RRI learning! The database compiles 23 exemplary cases related to RRI and RRI learning in higher education institutions, such as EU projects, different teaching/pedagogical approaches, programmes, courses, a policy document and a report.


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Tuesday 10

Teaching Responsible Research and Innovation at University - Call for Abstracts

Posted by RRI Tools on 10 Nov 2015

1st HEIRRI Conference

The 1st HEIRRI Conference, Teaching Responsible Research and Innovation at University, will bring together around 100 professionals from European organisations working in Research and Innovation, including higher education institutions, research centres, institutions of formal and informal learning, public institutions, industry, and civil society organisations. A combination of keynote talks, participatory working sessions, and a poster session will allow participants to share good practices in how higher education institutions can engage the different actors in RRI. Networking will be prioritised to allow participants to make connections with professionals from across Europe.

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Sunday 20

EnRRICH: new project to improve student and staff capacity in Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)

Posted by EnRRICH on 20 Sep 2015

In the next two-and-a-half years, a European consortium of 11 higher education institutions, a research institute and a NGO will work on improving student and staff capacity in Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in higher education. The EnRRICH project is coordinated by Vrije Universiteit Brussel and was launched at Cambridge University in July 2015.

"Enhancing Responsible Research and Innovation through Curricula in Higher Education" or – in short - EnRRICH will improve the capacity of students and staff in higher education to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes to support the embedding of RRI in curricula. The project...

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Tuesday 01

HEIRRI, the European project for the integration of RRI in higher education

Posted by RRI Tools on 01 Sep 2015

Universitat Pompeu Fabra will lead the European project Higher Education Institutions & Responsible Research and Innovation (HEIRRI), which aims to integrate the concept of "Responsible Research and Innovation" (RRI) into science and engineering degrees, mainly focusing in universities and other higher education institutions (HEI). The HEIRRI project starts on September 1st and will last three years, and has an approximate budget of one and a half million Euros.

The concept of "Responsible Research and Innovation", or RRI, implies the alignment of R+D+i, in all its phases, with the needs, values and expectations of society. The...

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