During the 1st HEIRRI Conference Teaching RRI at University celebrated on March 18th, 2016, five short videos were elaborated. The first of them is a general video of the event, summarizing the intense day of debates and interactions. The four other videos are video-capsules about different aspects related to the integration of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) into Higher Education Institutions. They are about “Pedagogies and RRI in Higher Education Institutions”, “Students and RRI in Higher Education Institutions”, “Benefits and RRI in Higher Education Institutions”, and “Challenges and RRI in Higher Education Institutions”.
On April 26, 27 and 28, the biannual conference of the Network for the Public Communication of Science and Technology, PCST took place in Istanbul (Turkey). This congress is the meeting point for international scientific communication professionals, from journalists specialized in science and technology, to representatives of science museums, the academic community as well as other professionals of related fields.
In this edition, the Studies Centre on Science, Communication and Society (SCS-UPF) has participated in two sessions. In the first of them, Núria Saladié spoke about the European project NERRI (Neuro-enhancement: Responsible Research and Innovation), specifically about the measures developed locally to achieve a greater involvement of stakeholders. The other speakers of the session were Marc-Denis Weitze (Acatech) and Wolfgang Goede (EUSJA), and it was moderated by Brian Trench (PCST).
This year’s Ecsite Annual Conference will take place in Graz, Austria, on 9-11 June 2016 under the theme “Colours of cooperation“.
The event gathers more than 1,000 science engagement professionals in the three days of conference sessions, two days of pre-conference workshops and a busy networking and social events programme. The online registration is open and will close on 19 May,
On January 14th and 15th, the HEIRRI project was presented at the conference “RRI shaping new horizons: Responsible Research and Innovation in Europe and across the World” in Brussels. The event was organized by four major European projects: GREAT, ProGReSS, Res-Agora, and Responsibility, that together are the Go4 projects.
Gema Revuelta, coordinator of the HEIRRI project, and Núria Saladié, its project manager (both from the Studies Center on Science, Communication and Society from Universitat Pompeu Fabra), went to Brussels to present the initiative among professionals interested in Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) from all around the world, coming from both public and private sectors.