HEIRRI, integrating RRI into Higher Education Institutions
The project is driven by Horizon2020 in order to integrate RRI in university education. GUNi-ACUP is in charge of the HEIRRI dissemination plan which includes the communication and internationalization strategy.
GUNi-ACUP is in charge of the HEIRRI dissemination plan which includes the communication and internationalization strategy, in order to ensure a good internal and external information flow, gathering and sharing contents of the Consortium, in order to raise awareness of RRI. It also will promote the public presentation of HEIRRI trough international meetings.
HEIRRI 1st Conference, Teaching Responsible Research and Innovation at University, will be held in Cosmocaixa Science Museum, in Barcelona, next 18th March 2016. It will be a a stimulating forum to discuss new ways to teach and learn how research and innovation should adapt to current changing times.
More about HEIRRI
The concept of “Responsible Research and Innovation”, or RRI, implies the alignment of R+D+i, in all its phases, with the needs, values and expectations of society. The European Commission is very actively fostering the knowledge and practical implementation of RRI, focusing its actions on 6 key axes: public engagement; science ethics; science education; gender equality; open access; and science governance.