Session 10: RRI and institutional change

Organizer: Erich GriesslerSpeakers: Ellen-Marie Forsberg, Jens Ørding Hansen, Petar Vrgovic, Mila Grahovac, Elisabeth Frankus, Anne Loeber Changing the way how research and innovation is organized and funded and how researchers are trained and incentivized will be critical for the long-term implementation of RRI. But institutions are not easily changed. They are complex, inert and tend to hold on to habituated routines which proved sufficiently successful Read more about Session 10: RRI and institutional change[…]

Session 2: Engaging stakeholders in research practice: the how & why of co-creation

Speakers: Bjørn Bedsted, Jill Jäger, Jonas Krebs, Cristina Luís, Anna Olsson, Ines VaittinenHosts: Joshua Cohen, Anne Loeber, Malene Vinther Christensen, Ulrike Wunderle The urgency and relevance of engaging citizens in research and innovation is widely acknowledged. In EC R&I funding policies and in many universities’ ethical guidelines there is a call for public engagement. Moreover, Read more about Session 2: Engaging stakeholders in research practice: the how & why of co-creation[…]

Eileen Focke-Bakker

Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands Eileen Focke-Bakker is a sociologist of non-western countries with a major in education. She has lived and worked in many countries across the world teaching and supporting schools in new areas. She has worked in various roles and across many sectors at Delft University of Technology (DUT) and Read more about Eileen Focke-Bakker[…]

Katharina Handler

Center for Social Innovation, Austria  Katharina Handler is working as researcher and project manager at ZSI.  She studied sociology at the University of Vienna and is involved in research and co-ordination projects, mainly covering participation, social inclusion and science communication. She is experienced in working with qualitative, quantitative and participatory methods and also in the Read more about Katharina Handler[…]

Erich Griessler

Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna, Austria Erich Griessler coordinates the NewHoRRIzon project. He is head of the IHS research group “Techno-Science & Societal Transformation” at the Institute for Advanced Studies. He studied sociology and history in Vienna (PhD 1995) and Maastricht. His research covers social studies of science and technology, sociology and ELSA of biomedicine, public engagement in research and innovation Read more about Erich Griessler[…]

Ellen–Marie Forsberg

NORSUS Norwegian Institute for Sustainability Research, Norway Ellen–Marie Forsberg is Managing Director of Ostfoldforskning and has also a minor research component at the institute. She has a doctorate in applied ethics from the University of Oslo in 2007. Ellen-Marie is a former Head of Research at the Work Research Institute at Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet), Oslo, Norway, where Read more about Ellen–Marie Forsberg[…]

Petar Vrgovic

University of Novi Sad, Serbia Petar Vrgovic is an associate professor at the Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad. With a background in Psychology and a PhD in Engineering Management, he is interested in researching human aspects of production processes: communication, conflict management, creativity management, and networking within open innovation. He is especially Read more about Petar Vrgovic[…]

Elisabeth Frankus

Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna, Austria Frankus Elisabeth, sociologist and educationalist, has been working as a senior researcher at the Institute for Advanced Studies since 2015, where she is intensively engaged in participative methods in the field of digitalisation (for example, in the field of Virtual Reality or artificial intelligence). In addition to her work Read more about Elisabeth Frankus[…]

Jill Jäger

Jill Jäger is an independent researcher graduated with a B.Sc. in Environmental Sciences and a PhD. In Geography (Climatology). She worked at the Stockholm Environment Institute and the Wuppertal Institute before becoming the Deputy Director of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (1994 – 1998) and the Executive Director of the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Read more about Jill Jäger[…]

Bjørn Bedsted

Danish Board of Technology Foundations (DBT), Denmark Bjørn Bedsted is a Deputy Director of DBT and has led numerous technology assessment and public engagement projects in various technology and policy fields. He was the global coordinator of the World-Wide Views projects (global citizen consultations), he has designed and coordinated several public engagement processes in FP7 and Read more about Bjørn Bedsted[…]