Thursday, November 23, 2017

Abstracts submission for the 2nd HEIRRI Conference | Vienna, 27th April

2nd HEIRRI Conference 'Education towards a Responsible Society, Transforming Universities through RRI' 
To be held in Vienna on the 27th April 2018 

Only one week to go! Last days for abstracts submission for the 2nd HEIRRI Conference.
Deadline for abstract submission: November 30th, 2017 (23:59 European Central Time)

The 2nd HEIRRI Conference 'Education towards a responsible society, transforming universities through RRI' will present the results of nearly three years of project activities designed to promote the integration of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) within the education of scientists, engineers and other professionals involved in the R&D process. It will be held in Vienna on the 27th April 2018.

Call for abstracts is now open! We are seeking for contributions presenting RRI practices, projects, programmes and initiatives that demonstrate the application of RRI in higher education.

Specifically, HEIRRI invites applications that put a spotlight on activities designed to integrate more democratic governance in research and innovation with an emphasis on positive societal impacts along with a promotion and application of a more anticipatory, reflexive, inclusive and responsive approach to research and innovation into higher education curricula. The main emphasis should be placed on specific educational outcomes and achievements. The project is seeking for applications from different countries, context and disciplines, both from the humanities and the natural and social sciences.

Key Dates:
Opening of abstract submission: October 26th, 2017
Deadline for abstract submission: November 30th, 2017 (23:59 European Central Time)
Notification of acceptance/rejection: December 20th, 2017

2nd HEIRRI Conference website:

⇒ Call for abstracts (download pdf file)
⇒ Free registration is open. Please, fill in this form with your personal information.
⇒ Join the event on Facebook and use the hashtag #HEIRRIConf on Twitter.
⇒ Funding to attend the 2nd HEIRRI Conference: more information and application forms will be provided in the coming weeks on

Marta Cayetano - communication officer
HEIRRI - integrating RRI into Higher Education Institutions

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