Linking dialogue to decision: Engaging capacities for responsible innovation in the laboratory
|Starts:||12:00 17 Jul 2015|
|Ends:||13:00 17 Jul 2015|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||Manchester Institute of Innovation Research|
|Venue opening hours:||12-1pm (coffee from 11.30am)|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public|
Integrating societal considerations directly into research and development processes is often included as a component of programs meant to address the ethics and governance of science. For instance, definitions and frameworks for responsible innovation call for greater reflexivity and responsiveness in scientific practices. While a number of interdisciplinary and collaborative approaches have been recently developed in relation to such calls, few studies assess the efficacy of collaborations aimed at "socio-technical integration." This talk reports on the results of the Socio-Technical Integration Research (STIR) project, which coordinated 30 laboratory engagement studies in order to explore the possibility and utility of enhancing reflexivity and responsiveness in scientific and engineering laboratory practices.
27 May to 15 August 2015: Visiting Professor. Science, Technology and Policy Studies (STePS) Department, University of Twente, The Netherlands
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