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

Our 2nd Consortium Meeting!

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FIT4RRI, EU project, European project, Responsible Research and Innovation, RRI, Open Science, OS, Open Access, OA

FIT4RRI is a 3 year project under “Science with and for Society”, funded by the European Commission. It has been created to activate institutional changes in RFPOs and bridge the gap between the potential role and actual limited impact of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) and Open Science (OS) on Research Funding and Performing Organisations (RFPOs). It will act on … Read More

Open Access Week interview by The University of Gottingen

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FIT4RRI, EU project, European project, Responsible Research and Innovation, RRI, Open Science, OS, Open Access, OA

Interview answered by Dr. Birgit Schmidt from Göttingen State and University Library, Scientific Manager / Project Coordinator Electronic Publishing. 1.    Does your organization have an open access strategy? And how are you implementing it? With the aim to make the research results of its researchers as widely accessible and usable as possible, the University of Göttingen jointly with the University … Read More

Open Access Week interview by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology

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FIT4RRI, EU project, European project, Responsible Research and Innovation, RRI, Open Science, OS, Open Access, OA

Interview answered by Heidrun Åm, Senior Research Scientist at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Norway. 1.    Does your organization have an open access strategy? And how are you implementing it? Yes, we publish post-prints in the University Library system that is openly accessible to publics. The University Library at our University (the Norwegian University of Science and … Read More