Incorporating societal values and aspirations in science is central to the theoretical framework of RRI but implementing such objectives in practice is less obvious and does not happen automatically. Debates on incorporating responsibility in scientific work many times suggest embedding ethnographers to work alongside natural scientists and engineers. But how does cooperation between different disciplines… Continue reading The role of ethnography in aligning science with society
Research group leaders and administrators from across OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University came together on Monday, February 4, to learn about RRI, in a course developed under the auspices of RRI-Practice. Current and past members of the OsloMet RRI group Mads Dahl Gjefsen, Erik Thorstensen and Ellen-Marie Forsberg presented RRI efforts from the policy and… Continue reading An RRI-workshop at the OsloMet Academy
RRI-Practice ESOF 2018 poster: Doing Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in Practice – results from 12 national RRI workshops in Europe and beyond
4th European Technology Assessment Conference Value-driven Technologies: Methods, Limits, and Prospects for Governing Innovations. November 4-6, 2019, Bratislava, Slovakia. https://bratislava2019.technology-assessment.info/calls/call-for-sessions The Call for Sessions is now open. Please send abstracts (in English, max. 500 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 January 2019 at the latest. The central topic of the Conference will be value-driven technologies, from… Continue reading The Call for Sessions for the 4th European Technology Assessment Conference
RRI-Practice coordinator Ellen-Marie Forsberg has written a new blog post -“Preliminary reflections from our experiences with RRI in practice.” Making some first observations from the recently completed 12 national case studies about how RRI is regarded as a concept and as practices in the national contexts and in organisations that were examined, Ellen-Marie brings forth… Continue reading New article in our blog section!
The 4th NUCLEUS project Conference will take place on 11-12 October 2018, in Valletta, Malta. The conference will present the results from nearly three years of case studies and RRI test-beds designed to apply stakeholder-related approaches of Responsible Research and Innovation in real contexts. The programme will allow the participants to explore new thinking and governance… Continue reading The 4th NUCLEUS Conference in Malta with participation of RRI-Practice team
12 national case studies about RRI are now finalised in the project (see https://www.rri-practice.eu/knowledge-repository/publications-and-deliverables/) and we have concluded a consortium meeting with much reflection on our work, especially related to how the organisations we have worked with have regarded RRI as a concept and as practices. We are now starting the comparative part of the… Continue reading Preliminary reflections from our experiences with RRI in practice
On September 5 and 6, the Australian arm of the RRI-Practice project hosted a workshop to discuss the meaning of RRI in the Australian context. Throughout the two days up to 50 representatives engaged in lively discussion across the RRI keys and dimensions and their applicability, or not, to Australia. Those in attendance represented a… Continue reading Responsible Research and Innovation Practice in the Australian Context
The National Case Study Reports present the findings from the research on the status and implementation of Responsible Research and Innovation in 12 RRI-Practice countries. The reports examine the national RRI context, and then present the findings from two detailed organisational case studies – a research funding and a research performing organisation. The reports also bring… Continue reading National Case Study Reports published!
You are invited to join representatives from the EU Horizon 2020 RRI – Practice project, the UQ Centre for Future Policy Studies, CSIRO and the Delegation of the European Union to Australia, to discuss the opportunity for RRI in the Australian context and beyond. Particularly in light of the focus on research impact which is described… Continue reading Workshop – RRI in the Australian context