FIT4RRI survey on the awareness of RRI and Open Science

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Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) and Open Science (OS) are basic actions within the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Commission. But are these concepts as widely known among the scientific community as expected?  The FIT4RRI Consortium designed a survey on the degree and consensus towards RRI and Open Science and their role in R&I governance.  Are you are … Read More

Open Science, it’s time to move | Open Science Fair 2019

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What is Open Science and responsible research? What are opportunities, what are challenges? In September 2019, scientists, policy makers and representatives from around the world came together in Porto for the 2nd Open Science Fair. Open Science faces many challenges. Mainly traditional research habits accompanied by non-incentive institutional and funder reward systems, the lack of embedded tools and services, and … Read More

RRI for real – Shaping the future of open science and society relations

Helene BrinkenFIT4RRI Project, Public Statement2 Comments

The FIT4RRI consortium is delighted to announce its upcoming summit “RRI for real” marking the end of our three-year project. FIT4RRI brought together experts from nine European countries, who analysed and tested how to foster the real uptake of Responsible Research & Innovation and Open Science. The summit starts a new collaborative phase of shaping the future of open science … Read More

FIT4RRI Co-Creation Experiments: Text and Data Mining (TDM) Experiment at The Open University

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FIT4RRI Experiments FIT4RRI is conducting four co-creation experiments to observe Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) and Open Science in action. Our experiments are an exercise of engaging the quadruple helix actors (university, industry, policy makers, society) into the design and implementation of research projects. Our intention is to understand how institutions need to change their organisational frameworks to allow better … Read More

FIT4RRI Co-Creation Experiments: Photonics experiment at University of Liverpool

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Liverpool Experiment

FIT4RRI Experiments FIT4RRI is conducting four co-creation experiments to observe RRI and Open Science in action. Our experiments are an exercise of engaging the quadruple helix actors (university, industry, policy makers, society) into the design and implementation of research projects. Our intention is to understand how institutions need to change their organisational frameworks to allow better embedment of RRI and … Read More

FIT4RRI consortium meeting in Maastricht

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FIT4RRI consortium group picture

FIT4RRI is at the end of its second year and the project is in the middle of the co-creation experiment testing phase. The consortium met in Maastricht in the Netherlands from 14-15th May 2019 to discuss recent developments and future actions.   The project partners presented the progress of their work. After an successful call for FIT4RRI trainings, the winners were … Read More

A notifications system to stay up to date with Open Science and RRI training material

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In an effort to assist our community with staying up to date with the most recent Open Science and RRI developments, we implemented a notification system in the FOSTER platform. The FOSTER portal is the platform where FIT4RRI content and training materials are being hosted. Registered to the platform users can navigate the Open Science and RRI taxonomies to subscribe to … Read More

Five proposals get FIT4RRI funding for their training event

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results of FIT4RRI call for training

Early 2019, the FIT4RRI consortium published a call for training events. Now we are happy to announce the winners of the call. Among 56 proposals the project decided to support 5 training events: 1. “Responsible Research and Innovation in practice. A course for the Madrid autonomous community” The event at University Pompeu Fabra in Spain will bring together researchers and … Read More

Variability of RRI and Open Science – An analysis of different sectors and national contexts

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Variability of RRI and Open Science

Variability of RRI and Open science In the summer of 2018 the FIT4RRI Work Package 2 ‘Sectorial Diagnosis’ came to completion. The question was how RRI and Open Science related dynamics vary, in particular across sectors and national background. In general, contexts matter, so how would this play out in the case of RRI and Open Science? A better understanding … Read More

FIT4RRI Call for Training Events

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FIT4RRI project activity aims to establish and manage a comprehensive training programme on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) and Open Science (OS), reaching out to a significant number of stakeholders in the European Research Area. The training programme comprises different training actions, which includes a call for proposals on hosting FIT4RRI Training events on RRI and OS to be held … Read More