Call for proposals for the European Foundations Award for Responsible Research and Innovation

Call for proposals for the European Foundations Award for Responsible Research and Innovation

efarriThe European Foundations Award for Responsible Research & Innovation has been launched with the aim of celebrating excellent research practices in which the process requirements of RRI have successfully been integrated throughout the research process.  There will be three award winners of 20.000€ each.

Universities, research centres, individual researchers, research consortia, civil society organizations and any other type of organization involved in a responsible research practice in Europe can apply to the award. The research must be ongoing or has been finalised not earlier than 2013.
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Come to discover what neuro-enhancement is!

Come to discover what neuro-enhancement is!

nerriNext Sunday April 26th at 10:30am will take place the workshop “NERRI Project: what is neuro-enhancement?”, organized by Universitat Pompeu Fabra inside NOVUM, the Barcelona Science, Technology and Innovation Festival in the framework of the NERRI European project.

The workshop will consist on a Play Decide, that is an informal debate that uses conversation, ethical challenges and legal limitations to help discover what neuro-enhancement is and up to what extent are we willing to accept it. The dynamic and team-based game advances when questions are asked, opinions shared and new mindsets developed.
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Comencen els diàlegs de l’ARA entre ciència i art

Comencen els diàlegs de l’ARA entre ciència i art

Logo-ARA_imagelargeEl 19 de febrer al CCCB es presenta el nou projecte anomenat ARA Ciència+Art des d’on es vol contribuir a desdibuixar fronteres entre les ciències i les arts amb una nova sèrie de 13 vídeos. Acte obert a tothom prèvia inscripció aquí.

L’acte serà presentat pel periodista Antoni Bassas i hi participaran dos científics, Eudald Carbonell (director del IPHES) i Manel Estaller (director del programa d’Epigenètica i Biologia del Càncer IDIBELL) i 2 artistes, Sergi Buka (il·lusionista) i Pepa Plana (pallassa).
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