News Story

CORE participates in new EU funded project on Responsible Research and Innovation - FIT4RRI

Nancy Pontika, Tuesday 11 July 2017 | Annotate
KMi News Image

FIT4RRI is precisely intended to contribute to bridging the gap between RRI and Open Science and promoting viable strategies to render institutional changes in RFPOs (Research Funding and Performing Organizations)

FIT4RRI moves from the assumption that there is a serious gap between the potential role RRI and OS (open science) could play in helping RFPOs (Research Funding and Performing Organizations) to manage the rapid transformation processes affecting science (especially the science-in-society aspects) and the actual impact RRI and OS are having on RFPOs, research sectors and national research systems.

The project will act on 2 key factors:

  1. Enhancing competencies and skills related to RRI and OS through an improvement of the RRI and OS training offer
  2. Institutionally embedding RRI/OS practices and approaches by promoting the diffusion of more advanced governance settings

‘Through FIT4RRI we want to engage hard scientists into responsibility matters and promote RRI and OS as drivers for institutional change in research funding and performing organizations. We look at science as a tool to create bridges towards society’

Andrea Riccio, Project Coordinator UNIROMA1

CORE has two contributions in this project; it will create the platform to host the RRI resources, training tools and events and will also run an RRI experiment with a focus on the Text and Data Mining.

The FIT4RRI project was granted within the Horizon 2020 Program of the European Union after a competitive one stage selection process. The project started with a kick-off meeting in Rome at the Sapienza University on the 12th & 13th of June 2017 and will be funded for three years.

The FIT4RRI partners in the wonderful cloister of San Pietro in Vincoli



Related Links:

Connected

Petr Knoth Photograph

Petr Knoth

Research Fellow

Telephone Icon Email Icon Website Icon RDF Icon

Twitter Icon LinkedIn Icon SlideShare Icon

Matteo Cancellieri Photograph

Matteo Cancellieri

Project Officer - Open Access Publsihing

Telephone Icon Email Icon Website Icon RDF Icon

Twitter Icon

Nancy Pontika Photograph

Nancy Pontika

Project Officer - Open Access Aggregation

Telephone Icon Email Icon Website Icon RDF Icon

Twitter Icon LinkedIn Icon SlideShare Icon

CORE

Connecting REpositories by automatically linking Open Access research publications

Website Icon

CORE - COnnecting REpositories

Linking semantically similar publications from Open Access repositories using text mining from full-text and representing the relations as Linked Data

Website Icon

Latest News

 

View by

Jobs

Research Assistant / Associate

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
"£29,301 - £38,183"
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary 15 months contract, commencing Octoberr 2017

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is looking for a Research Assistant or a Research Associate to work on an EU funded project. The Hub4NGI project will strengthen and coordinate the work done by ongoing and upcoming projects, focusing on Next Generation Internet Experimentation (NGI-E), with the goal to transform the current NGI-E setting into an increasingly dynamic, collaborative and...

ERDF Project Secretary

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
"£21,843 - £24,565"
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contrat until 30th June 2019

The Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is a distinct research unit within the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The unit seeks an experienced Project Secretary to support the delivery management of two projects funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF): ICT Escalator and CityLabs. You will work as part of the KMi Administration...

ERDF Project Manager

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)

Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 30th June 2019

The Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is a distinct research unit within the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The unit seeks an experienced Project Manager to lead the delivery management of two projects funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF): ICT Escalator and CityLabs. You will work with our project partners and SME’s within...

CONTACT US

Knowledge Media Institute
The Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1908 653800

Fax: +44 (0)1908 653169

Email: KMi Support

COMMENT

If you have any comments, suggestions or general feedback regarding our website, please email us at the address below.

Email: KMi Development Team