The annual Science in Public (SiP2016) conference will take place on 13-15 July 2016 at the University of Kent, Canterbury, UK. This year’s theme is Science in Public: Past, Present and Future. The discussion topics will consider different time periods of the science and public relationship, such as the historical and contemporary approaches to science in public. The cross-disciplinary range of papers will cover works on science in mass media and museums; public engagement; popular science; science, publics and policy; science in fictions; and art and cinema.
The European project HEIRRI (Higher Education Institutions and Responsible Research and Innovation) has presented the final programme of its 1st Conference, celebrated on March 18th at the science museum CosmoCaixa in Barcelona.
The 1st Conference of the European project HEIRRI (Higher Education Institutions and Responsible Research and Innovation), which will take place on March 18th at the science museum CosmoCaixa in Barcelona, is now open for inscriptions. To register for free fill this form: http://heirri.eu/1st-heirri-conference/registration/
The 1st HEIRRI Conference, with the title “Teaching Responsible Research and Innovation at University”, will bring together professionals working in Research and Innovation, including higher education institutions, research centres, institutions of formal and informal learning, public institutions, industry, and civil society organisations.
Jeroen van den Hoven , a renowned expert on Values and Technology and Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), will be on November 4th in Barcelona giving the lecture “Responsible innovation: a new paradigm in H2020”
The speaker will bring us his experience at the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research in implementing RRI at a practical level and will explain the importance of RRI to align research and innovation with the needs, values and expectations of society and to overcome controversies related to new technologies.