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.
What is a competence cell? How can you set one up? The FoTRRIS project aims at fostering a transition towards RRI Systems. To foster this transition, we propose to set-up competence cells. A competence cell is an organisational unit, either new, or part of an existing organisation, which ultimate mission is to foster this transition. Ideally, they are at the junction
Would you like to know how to set up and manage a transition experiment and learn how to co-create RRI projects for tackling a glocal issue? If yes, then, this booklet will guide you through the 5-step method. Think of it as recipes for cooking a 5-course meal: this cookbook is your source of inspiration and gives you the basic
Based on the results of the second workshop and reflection meeting of the Competence Cell members who were developing Madonie Living Lab project concept, the third workshop was organised in the Madonie area. It introduced the project concept to a restricted audience* consisting of about 12 people including researchers, SOSVIMA (local governance) development agents and representatives from companies, policymakers and
Mainstreaming RRI! University College in Ghent that participated in the Flemish Outreach workshop, makes the SDGs the main focus of their research agenda. On Thursday 26 October, Anne Snick, member of the Flemish FoTRRIS team, ran an inspirational workshop for a mixed group of 45 students, teachers and administrators of HoGent, a university college in Ghent with over 15 000
On 19 June, Spanish Competence Cell (CC) members in cooperation with colleagues from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) organised an Outreach Workshop (OW) in the Faculty of Communication Sciences. The Outreach Workshop is a final event after a series of transition experiments that have been performed in Spain to validate the FoTRRIS methodology to implement the Co-RRI approach. The aim