Evolution of the Recommendation on Science and Scientific Researchers

First mentioning of Recommendations on the Status of Scientific Researches In 1974, the Recommendation on the Status of Scientific Researchers was adopted by UNESCO’s 18th General Conference as a standard-setting […]

Building a Global Consensus on Open Science

Why open Science? In the context of pressing planetary and socio-economic challenges, sustainable and innovative solutions require efficient, transparent and vibrant scientific efforts, not only stemming from the scientific community, […]

Science for Sustainable Future

Creating knowledge and understanding through science equips us to find solutions to today’s acute economic, social and environmental challenges and to achieving sustainable development and greener societies. As no one […]

Recommendation on Science And Scientific Researchers

Introduction The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Recommendation on Science and Scientific Researchers aims to inform science policy and ethics worldwide. Aimed at research institutes, individuals and […]


Efforts that are being made to educate citizens and equip them with scientific knowledge so that they can participate in the debate on research and innovation are extremely important. One […]

Need for Science to Meaningfully Interact with Society and Vice Versa

Introduction One of the 10 key areas of the UNESCO Recommendation on Science and Scientific Researchers (2017) is the need for science to meaningfully interact with society and vice versa. […]

Open Access & Data as Important Recommendation on Science

Introduction One of the 10 key areas of the UNESCO Recommendation on Science and Scientific Researchers (2017) is to provide an open-access and data for researchers. Research results and data […]

Gender Equality as Important Recommendation on Science

Introduction Endeavors are on working against the under-representation of women in science and gender inequalities within organisations and in performing research. One of the 10 key areas of the UNESCO […]

Ethics – Integral part of a research process

  Introduction Ethics is an integral part of research from the beginning to the end. It is only by getting the ethics right that research excellence can be achieved. Scientific […]

Introducing the five Marine and Maritime Institutions – WavEC

WavEC Offshore Renewables is a private center of excellence, providing specialized consultancy services. WavEC is the leading organisation in Portugal on Offshore Renewable Energies. Established in 2003, WavEC has been […]

Case Study: MaREI

Marine Renewable Energy Ireland (MaREI, UCC) is a centre for renewable energy research, development and innovation centre. The centre has the expertise of a wide range of research groups and […]

India and the World today: Virtual Workshop

Introduction While science and innovation have been transformative forces with large positive impacts on human welfare and well-being, the existence of a gap between science and the society has increasingly […]

Case Study: Marine Research, Swansea University

Swansea University is a research-led university founded in 1920. It has two campuses situated directly at the stunning waterfront of Swansea Bay at the South Wales (UK) coast. The location […]

Introducing the five Marine and Maritime Institutions – IUML

The Sea and littoral Research Institute (IUML) is a multidisciplinary institution in the field of marine and coastal sciences, whose activities are focused on 3 missions: research, training and collaboration. […]

GRACE: Grounding RRI Actions to Achieve Institutional Changes

Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) is the on-going process of aligning research and innovation to the values, needs and expectations of society, while ensuring that they deliver on the promise […]

Introducing the Five Marine and Maritime Institutions: Plocan

The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) is a multipurpose service centre with land-based and novel sea-based infrastructures to support research, technology development and innovation in the marine and […]

SoA of RRI Action Plans and Quadruple Helix dialogue

One of the tasks of the GRRIP project is to learn from and extend the findings, tools, and results from previous H2020 and other EU projects, as well as to […]

RRI Action Plan Creation

Following the audits, GRRIP will be designing and delivering a self-tailored Action Plan (AP) for each RPO&RFO, comprising a comprehensive list of institutional and cultural interventions and methods to overcome […]

Mutual Learning

Work Package (WP) 8, RRI Mutual Learning, Monitoring, Reflection and Evaluation, is delivered by Erasmus University Rotterdam. The WP covers monitoring, evaluation and mutual learning in GRRIP. WP8 is still […]

RPO&RFO Working Groups Set-up, Audit and Impact…

These activities aim to establish the current RRI maturity level of each RPO&RFO as well as the barriers to institutional change. This means identifying and understanding the institutions’ RRI related […]