Fit4RRI Train the Trainers workshop in Göttingen – A summary by a non-librarian

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A group sitting with two other groups in a seminar room discussing the outline of the training.

On December 5th, the University Library in Göttingen opened their doors and welcomed about 18 organizers of “Open Science and Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)” trainings. The goal of the workshop was to get to know each other, learn more about didactics and exchange best practices. Fit for RRI gave out some travel stipends, and I was lucky to receive … Read More

Fit4RRI Train the Trainers Bootcamp for Portugal

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FIT4RRI partners Ciência Viva and University of Minho are organizing an Open Science and Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) train the trainers Bootcamp for Portugal. This two-day event aims at building capacity for OS and RRI at national level. It will take place in Proença-a-Nova the 12th-13th March. On the one hand this training focuses on improving Open Science and … Read More

RRI for real – Final Summit in Rome

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Text reads: March2020, Sapienza University. Picture contains skyline of Rome with many historical buildings.

The FIT4RRI consortium is organizing its final summit “RRI for real: Shaping the future of open science and society relations” marking the end of our three-year project. The summit RRI4real will happen in March 19-20, 2020 in Sapienza University, Rome. The FIT4RRI project recognised a gap between the potential role and the actual impact Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) and … Read More

Putting Responsible Research & Innovation into practice – Animated Video

Maxie GottschlingFIT4RRI Project, Open Science, RRI1 Comment

Putting Responsible Research & Innovation into practice What is meant when talking about RRI? Why should you bother and how do you actually start to practice RRI? This short animated video will introduce you to the main principles of responsible research practices and will guide you to take first steps  towards RRI and Open Science. Context This video intends to … Read More

FIT4RRI consortium meeting Thessaloniki

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group picture FIT4RRI consortium

The last year of FIT4RRI is passing by quickly. In the first week of October, our project team came together in Thessaloniki, Greece, to discuss our activities for the next and last six months of the project. It’s time for a final sprint. Upcoming activities In the next months, we will launch our online training courses on the FOSTER platform. … Read More

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