On Thursday, February 11 RRING hosted its first online members workshop: What is RRI, SDG and RSSR: How is it important to your research?
The one-day event was attended by over 100 participants who were given an introduction to Responsible Research & Innovation, Sustainable Development Goals, and Recommendations on Science and Scientific Researchers.
Over the course of the day participants in the workshop:
- Engaged with the concepts of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Recommendations on Science and Scientific Researchers (RSSR) and their relevance in research from a global perspective.
- Examined Global Responsible Research and Innovation based on the findings of the RRING project.
- Explored the UNESCO Recommendation for Science and Scientific Researchers, how it relates to the SDGs and why it is important that these are incorporated in research.
- Considered how these aspects related to their own work and research.
- Partook in a survey to offer insight into their own knowledge and experience with RRI and what they would like to see from future RRING events.
SESSION 1 – RRI
- RRI in global projects – Prof Alexander Gerber
- Results from RRI surveys:
- The relevance and challenges of RRI in non-European countries:
SESSION 2 – RRI Briefing
- The competitive advantage of implementing RRI in your research – Wageningen University, Netherlands
- Impact of Open Access in research from the global survey – Meiji, Japan
- Impact of gender equality in research from the global survey – University of Bradford, UK
- Impact of ethics in research in research from the global survey – Vilnius University, Lithuania
SESSION 3 – SDGs and RSSR