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The State of the Art (SOA) Review by Key Research and Innovation Geographies

The RRING project team is working on a state of the art review (SOA) by key geographic research and innovation groups and Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI territories), which will […]

RRING Project Involved in Horrizon Result Booster

About Horrizon Result Booster Horizon Results Booster is a new package of specialised services to maximise the impact of R&I public investment and further amplify the added value of the […]

The Science of Persuasion Offers Lessons for COVID-19 Prevention

Look to the science of persuasion, says communications professor Dominique Brossard, PhD. Brossard is part of a new National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine group called the Societal Experts […]

How to measure progress on the priority areas of the Recommendation on Science?

As a part of the RRING project, we developed measures that can be employed at different levels in member state scientific systems to evaluate progress towards full implementation of the […]

Global Perspective on how to be a good ally

At the “I, Scientist” conference held from September 16-19, 2020 on the importance of gender, career path and networking, Dr. Eric Jensen, Senior Research Fellow and Director of the ICoRSA […]

Science Communication – An Introduction

About the Book A concise, coherent and easily readable textbook about the field of science communication, connecting the practice of science communicators with theory. In the book, recent trends and […]

How to balance today’s profits and tomorrow’s impacts

The guest in this week’s Responsible Innovation Story is Joachim von Heimburg. He is an Innovation Architect and Executive Advisor on state-of-the-art innovation strategies and structures and has an extensive […]

‘Full force’ innovation swing toward emerging economies

Developing economies are showing “stellar innovation performance” as the landscape shifts towards Asia, while Sub-Saharan Africa leads global spending on education and investment. Innovation continues to be dominated by Europe […]

Pandemic darkens postdocs’ work and career hopes

Eight out of ten postdoctoral researchers say that the global coronavirus pandemic has hampered their ability to conduct experiments or collect data. More than half are finding it harder to […]

How open is your Open Innovation?

A growing number of companies apply Open Innovation. Their high expectations in search of the next big thing are often not met and their innovations remain incremental. One of the […]

How to make research and innovation more responsible

Interview with Caitriona Mordan, RRI Project officer for Dublin City University You work in the area of RRI, or responsible research and innovation. What does that mean? RRI is about […]

International Public Participation Models 1969-2020

Summary Sally Hussey provides an essential public engagement resource compiling 60 international public participation models dating back fifty years to Arnstein’s influential ‘Ladder of Citizen Participation’. Last year, Sherry R. Arnstein’s  […]

C4S | Communities for Sciences – Towards promoting an inclusive approach in Science Education

About the project In the twenty-first century, having a scientific understanding of the world, and post-industrial knowledge and competences, have become necessary tools for future employability opportunities and for making […]

Sensor-based proximity metrics for team research. A validation study across three organizational contexts

Abstract Wearable sensors are becoming increasingly popular in organizational research. Although validation studies that examine sensor data in conjunction with established social and psychological constructs are becoming more frequent, they […]

A European pathway to system-wide innovation?

About For many years, Robert-Jan Smits has been Director General of DG Research and Innovation (RTD) at the European Commission. In this role, he had been instrumental in shaping European […]

Assessment of Responsible Innovation | Methods and Practices

Bibliographic References Assesment of Responsible Innovation. Methods and practices. Eds Emad Yaghmaei & Ibo van de Poel, Taylor and Francis group coming November 2020 Summary of the Content Responsible Innovation […]

RRING Fact-Sheet

RRING Project is initially a research project which is funded through EU Horizon 2020 Programme. It has series of research objectives including: Understanding of the global State of the Art […]

How to embed Responsible Innovation in Corporate Reporting

About Emad Yaghmei We are presenting you an interview that was conducted by our colleagues from the Living Innovation with mr. Emad Yaghmei. Emad Yaghmaei is Senior Researcher at the Faculty […]

The AI National Strategy in Italy: Setting Out Best Practices

The Ministry of Economic Development in Italy recently published the AI national strategy, which identifies the risks posed by the irresponsible use of AI, as well as ways to mitigate […]

RRI Perspectives for Horizon Europe

We are presenting you the interview with Alexander Gerber, Professor for Science Communication at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences which was taken by the Livin . For the past years, […]

Review of the SDGs in Latin America and the Caribbean

Introduction In line with objective 3 of the RRING project, the research is a first step to “align RRI to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to provide a global common denominator […]

Review of the SDGs in Europe and North America

Introduction In line with objective 3 of the RRING project, the research is a first step to “align RRI to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to provide a global common denominator […]

Review of the SDGs in Asia and Pacific

Introduction In line with objective 3 of the RRING project, the research is a first step to “align RRI to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to provide a global common denominator […]

Review of the SDGs in Arab States

Introduction In line with objective 3 of the RRING project, the research is a first step to “align RRI to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to provide a global common denominator […]

Review of the SDGs in Each Geographic Zone

Introduction In line with objective 3 of the RRING project, the research is a first step to “align RRI to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to provide a global […]

Competitive advantage through RRI practices for RPOs

Introduction Based on the empirical insight gained through the survey and case studies, recommendations for different stakeholders about how to develop RRI-like practices while deriving a competitive advantage are provided […]

Competitive advantage through RRI practices for RFOs

Introduction Based on the empirical insight gained through the survey and case studies, recommendations for different stakeholders about how to develop RRI-like practices while deriving a competitive advantage are provided […]

Recommendations for NGOs and association bodies

Introduction Based on the empirical insight gained through the survey and case studies, recommendations for different stakeholders about how to develop RRI-like practices while deriving a competitive advantage are provided […]

Recommendations for Investors

Introduction Based on the empirical insight gained through the survey and case studies, recommendations for different stakeholders about how to develop RRI-like practices while deriving a competitive advantage are provided […]

RRI in the European Union and Scientific Social Responsibility (SSR) in India

Introduction Science, research, and innovation are central to the European strategy for smart, sustainable, and inclusive growth. In India, the Science Technology and Innovation (STI) system is tasked to deliver […]

Common standards to promote effective, responsible and creative science systems

A newly launched monitoring exercise aims to measure how well national science systems worldwide are doing on topics such as scientific freedom and open science, and the perspectives of researchers […]

Join RRING Community

RRING Goals Research Performing Organisations (RPO), Research Funding Organisations (RFO), Researchers and the industry representatives can be a part of a true community of practice to learn, share and apply. […]

Global Survey on Familiarity with Sustainable Development Goals

Under the leadership of our partners from ICoRSA a global survey was launched. The survey was open from 1 October 2019 to 20 December 2019. Variables covered demographic Information such […]

Science, responsible research and innovation at the forefront of COVID-19

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Recommendation on Science and Scientific Researchers, adopted by the UNESCO General Conference in 2017, is a key instrument established to improve policies on […]

Recommendations for Policy Makers

Introduction Based on the empirical insight gained through the survey and case studies, recommendations for different stakeholders about how to develop RRI-like practices while deriving a competitive advantage are provided […]

Global Survey on socially responsible research/innovation

Under the leadership of our partners from ICoRSA a global survey was launched. The survey was open from 1 October 2019 to 20 December 2019. Variables covered demographic Information such […]

Learning to do responsible innovation in industry: six lessons

This article has been taken from Tandfonline website with consent of authors. ABSTRACT There is now almost a decade of experience with RRI (Responsible Research and Innovation), including a growing […]

Workshop: The Recommendation on Science & Scientific Researchers & COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought attention to the need for science communications by public authorities. For this, the engagement of science communities to help public authorities fine-tune their messages and […]

Recommendations for the development of a competitive advantage based on RRI

The main purpose of this research is to explore and define the relationship between RRI and competitive advantage in different settings. RRI frameworks have traditionally been less oriented towards their […]

Improve alignment of research and societal values in the EU

Recent research shows that while the EU promotes social and ethical values in research and innovation, such values are not well integrated in research policy or practice. Responsible research and […]

COVID-19

Could the coronavirus crisis lead to increased citizen empowerment?

The key to halting the spread of the virus is responsible behavior and citizen empowerment. But to achieve this, people must trust science, the government, and media. Could the crisis […]

The Recommendations on Science & COVID-19 RRING Virtual Workshop

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought attention to the need for science communications by public authorities. For this, the engagement of science communities to help public authorities fine-tune their messages and […]

Let COVID-19 expand awareness of disability tech

The pandemic’s disruption shows how much academia could learn from the disability community. Disabled people including myself have long campaigned for accommodations to help us live our lives. The COVID-19 […]

Trust and COVID-19

Photo by Hello I’m Nik ? on Unsplash Trust is central to the containment of the COVID-19 virus. Governments need their citizens to trust that their strategies are going to work, and really […]