Workshop WG4: Citizen Science Social Innovation as promoter of RRI

Workshop WG4: Citizen Science Social Innovation as promoter of Responsible Research and Innovation

Type: Working Group Meeting
Location: Florence, Italy

National Research Council – Institute of Bioeconomy
Area della Ricerca di Firenze
Via Madonna del Piano, 10 – 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Italy

The address of the workshop has been changed into  
Fondazione Osservatorio Ximeniano, Borgo S. Lorenzo, 26, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy.

Date: February 24, 2020
Duration: 1 day
Status: planned

  • Luciano Massetti
  • Loreta Tauginienė

Deadline for applications: open until Januar 17, 2020
Participants:  between 10 and 15

Background of the meeting

The workshop aims to raise awareness of citizen scientists and other stakeholders (e.g. COST Action participants) on how citizen science social innovation transcends into Responsible Research and Innovation. To achieve this, some workshop participants will introduce different perspectives how citizen science social innovation can be addresses through the lenses of Responsible Research and Innovation. Afterwards, all workshop participants will design the outline of the prospective research.

Agenda (tentative)

Time Agenda 2020-02-24
10.00 - 10.30  Welcome: Introduction of the participants
10.30 - 11.00  Introductory presentations
11.00 - 12.00  Design of the prospective research
12.00 - 13.00   * Lunch *
13.00 - 15.00  Design of the prospective research
15.00 - 15.30   * Coffee and Tee *
15.30 - 17.30  Design of the prospective research
17.30 - 18.00  Closing remarks

How to Apply

The deadline for applications is Januar 17, 2020

Applicants are requested to:

  • Fill out the application form
  • Prepare and upload a 250-word motivation letter, expressing their interest in the workshop.
  • Prepare and upload a short CV - max 2 pages. In the same document containing the CV, if applicable, describe also their role/contribution in/to the COST Action 15212 (e.g., Working Group Member, contributor to a publication, etc.).
  • Please upload your CV and motivation letter in the application form!

The organizing committee will assess the eligible contributions following these criteria:

  • Expertise relevant to this workshop (max. 5 score points).
  • Interest of the submitted contribution to the WG and Action goals (max. 5 score points)

The selected applicants will be notified by 20 January 2020 via e-mail.