On December 14th 2018 the Flemish Fund for Scientific Research (FWO) hosts a day for all researchers that work with their funds. More than 100 (inter)national speakers for 30 thematic sessions have already confirmed their participation. One of the debates is on Responsible R&I; two members of the FoTRRIS Advisory Board (René von Schomberg and Anne Snick) are invited as experts.
An SDG Forum in Brussels on October 23rd brought together almost seven hundred participants from various sectors of society (research, local policy, business, etc). One of the workshops was dedicated to ‘Creating sustainable mindsets: incorporating the SDG’s in higher education’. Various speakers testified that ‘greening the campus’ (more sustainable mobility, food, energy or recycling on campuses) is the ‘low hanging
In Brussels on October 17-19th 2018 the Flemish Department for the Environment hosted the Future Forward Summit on Sustainable Higher Education. Participants came from all over Europe and beyond. Dr. Anne Snick, member of the FoTRRIS consortium, gave a workshop on how to introduce CO-RRI for complex problems to students, based on her guest lecture in “Communication and Responsible R&I”
On October 9th 2018 Anne Snick, a member of the FoTRRIS consortium, gave a guest lecture in a course on “Communication and Responsible R&I”. This course was launched in September 2018 at Complutense University Madrid (UCM) as a result of the H2020-project FoTRRIS; it is now a mandatory part of the Master in Social Communication. The group consisted of 48
The board of faculty at the School of Communication, Complutense University of Madrid has approved the inclusion of a new subject “Communication and RRI” within the curricula of the Master’s degree in Social Communication. The course, that will be offered from next Autumn term 2018, explains the fundamentals to understand the emerging discipline of RRI and its relationship with Communication.
The Final FoTRRIS Conference took place on 27 March 2018 at LA TRICOTERIE, Brussels. The conference was fully booked and more than 90 participants from EU countries (Belgium, Spain, Italy, Hungary, France, Poland, Sweden, Lithuania, etc.) joined it to discuss how to create truly inclusive R&I system. It was an action oriented conference, bringing together R&I institutions, business organisations, civil
What? Long term experience between UCM and Ibero-American is getting a new direction. On 12 of March a mandate for the foundation of the Association RRI IberoAmerica was signed. Who is in? This is a result of extended knowledge about RRI in such countries as Portugal, Mexico, Colombia and Brazil. Taking into account that RRI is practically unknown in Latin-American