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

A comprehensive picture of trends and experiences in RRI

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trends of RRI

Mapping and Benchmarking of trends, barriers to and drivers of RRI and Open Science In July 2018, the FIT4RRI Work Package 1 “Mapping and benchmarking” completed its journey. Its aim was to develop a comprehensive picture influences on RRI and Open Science: On the one hand focusing on the major trends, barriers to and drivers of  Responsible Research & Innovation and … Read More

FIT4RRI consortium & advisory board meeting in Brussels

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group picture FIT4RRI

FIT4RRI is in its second year now and the project moves from the analysis phase to testing the first results. After looking at trends, barriers and drivers of Responsible Research & Innovation and Open Science in an extensive literature review and benchmarking process, considering also sectoral and geographical perspectives, we now dive into the testing phase on how RRI and … Read More

NUCLEUS Annual Conference 2018 – Living RRI

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What are  the challenges and opportunities when opening up research to the needs and values of society? How to implement Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in research institutions? At the 4th NUCLEUS Conference taking place 11-12 October, 2018 in Valetta, the EU-funded project will present results from three years of testing and analyzing RRI practices. NUCLEUS’ aims at a long-term shift towards a culture of … Read More

FIT4RRI Celebrates: IWD2018 and Science Education Day!

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These last two weeks were marked with two important events: International Women’s Day, a renowned event for celebrating women’s personal and professional achievements in all the spheres of social life. The second one, equaly important, the Science Education Day, dedicated to all the educators out there, who in different ways, engaging children and adults in science by fostering human’s natural curiosity. … Read More