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

FIT4RRI consortium & advisory board meeting in Brussels

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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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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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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

Open Access Week interview by The Open University

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Interview answered by Nancy Pontika, Open Access Aggregation Officer at CORE based at the Open University in UK. 1.    Does your organization have an open access strategy? And how are you implementing it? CORE is an Open University (OU) project and is jointly funded by the OU and Jisc. CORE is a global full text aggregator of Open Access … Read More

Open Access Week interview by The University of Liverpool

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Interview answered by Sarah Roughley, Scholarly Communications Librarian at The University of Liverpool in the UK; and Matina Tsalavouta, Research and Impact Marketing and Communications Manager at the University of Liverpool in the UK. 1.    Does your organization have an open access strategy? And how are you implementing it? Yes we do have a policy which is publically available here: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/research/our-research/research-environment/open-access-data-management/; … Read More