Lessons from RRI in the Making. Res-AGorA Policy Note #1

Randles, Sally and Edler, Jakob and Gough, Clair and Joly, Pierre-Benoit and Mejlgaard, Niels and Bryndum, Nina and Lang, Alexander and Lindner, Ralf and Kuhlmann, Stefan (2015) Lessons from RRI in the Making. Res-AGorA Policy Note #1. 9 p.

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The purpose of this brief is to summarise for policy and other stakeholder audiences the extensive empirical research which informed the Res-AGorA team’s understanding of ‘RRI-in-the-making’, highlighting the key lessons and policy implications of our work. It was clear from the outset that the notion of responsibility in Research and Innovation (R&I) is a contested phenomenon that is continually evolving and is historically and geographically situated. Developing a deep understanding of how the concept of RRI has emerged was critical in enabling the co-construction of a framework to assist and guide strategic decision makers and practitioners in Europe. The goal is to make R&I systems more responsible: responsive, inclusive and sustainable in the contemporary moment, with reference to the societal, technological, political and economic challenges and opportunities facing Europe currently.

Item Type: Other
Funders: European Union's Seventh Framework Programme
Research Groups: Techno-Science and Societal Transformation
Status: Published
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Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2016 07:17
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2016 07:17
URI: http://irihs.ihs.ac.at/id/eprint/3911

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