NERRI leads its current Newsletter with the “SuperMI” event in Barcelona

Imatge1The new edition of the NERRI Newsletter talks about the citizen debate “SuperMI” celebrated on November the 13th 2014 in CosmoCaixa science museum (Barcelona). NERRI (Neuro-enhancement Responsible Research and Innovation) not only publishes the story in its web, but also headlines the current Newsletter issue with this event.
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3rd Consortium Meeting of NERRI in Nijmegen to discuss the progress of this European project

NijmegenThe Science Communication Observatory of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (OCC-UPF) has participated in the third Consortium Meeting of the European project NERRI (Neuroenhancement Responsible Research and Innovation), which aims to contribute to the future of European policies on Research and Responsible Innovation (RRI) in the neuro-enhancement field.
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Gema Revuelta, member of the “Expert Group on policy indicators for Responsible Research and Innovation”

GemaRevuelta_Torino_PlacesThe expert group’s general objective is to help the European Commission identify existing indicators and to propose new indicators that can measure impacts of Responsible Research and Innovation activities (RRI). RRI aims to improve the societal alignment of research and innovation.

In particular, RRI is based on six key elements: public engagement, science education, gender equality, open access to scientific information, ethics and governance.
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NERRI Starts Up, a new European project on neuroenhancement and responsible research with the participation of OCC-UPF

nerriNERRI, Neuroenhancement Responsible Research and Innovation, is a project that lasts 3 years (2013-15), funded by the European Commission in the 7th Framework Programme. The project, which has just begun its journey in a first meeting in Cascais (Portugal), intends to apply the concept of RRI “responsible research and innovation” to a very new field of research on which high expectations are deposited but that also generates much debate: the so-called neuroenhancement.
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