VIRI Holds First Annual Meeting in Sussex, UK

Jonny Hankins of the Bassetti Foundation posted a blog about the first annual meeting of the Virtual Institute for Responsible Innovation (VIRI), held 14 – 16 July, 2015, in Sussex, UK. 

Opening Up Science Policy to More Voices

Sarah Hartley, political scientist with the University of Nottingham, recently presented to CNS-ASU on “Governance of Emerging Technologies: Opening up Traditionally Expert Domains.” Her presentation can be viewed here:

Report from the University of Notttingham Workshop on RRI Now Available

A public lecture on 8 January 2015 by Richard Owen (Exeter) on "Responsible Research and Innovation: from nice words to meaningful action" attracted widespread interest from across the University of Nottingham. Following this, Sarah Hartley and Warren Pearce organised a workshop to explore different understandings within the University of what RRI means and how it should be developed. Click here to view the workshop report. 

Jonny Hankins Reviews Third Issue of JRI

Jonny Hankins has posted a review of the third issue of the Journal of Responsible Innovation at Focus, a blog of the Bassetti Foundation. The issue contains commentary and articles from VIRI members David Guston, Armin Grunwald, Sujatha Raman, and Xavier Pavie. 

VIRI Announces New Partners

The Bassetti Foundation provides brief descriptions of VIRI's five new members on its blog. 

University of Nottingham's Bridging the Gaps programme launches new RRI project

The University of Nottingham's Bridging the Gaps programme has launched a new project to investigate the institution's approach to responsible research and innovation (RRI). 

Sujatha Raman publishes policy paper on responsive research

Sujatha Raman, deputy director of the Leverhulme Making Science Public Research Programme 
at the Institute for Science and Society (ISS), University of Nottingham, has published a policy paper that addresses two key questions surrounding research policy: What kind of research should be supported by government? And, can research be responsive to public needs and priorities?  

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