References and resources

In this section, you will find references and information resources on gender, open access, ethics and integrity, public engagement or science education.


The past and future of RRI
An article written by Arie Rip and published in 2014 in the journal Life Sciences, Society and Policy.
A report about indicators for promoting and monitoring responsible research and innovation.
A position paper written after the authors visited the Science Studies Colloquium Series.
A survey that inquires about Europeans' experience and perception of science and technology.
European Commision , Data Portal
A Eurobarometer survey on science and technology.
European Commision , Data portal,
This study updates the data on science and technology from the 2010 survey.
A project funded by the 7th Framework Programme (FP7).
A manifesto about the future of universities.
A book chapter that discusses the competitiveness between universities.
A research project funded by the Horizon 2020 programme.
An article that discusses the good practices applicable to research.
A declaration on European policies in the areas of cooperation, transparency and trust.
A tool that supports those who govern such activities towards more conscious responsibility.
An interesting panoramic introduction to science and power by UNESCO.
A paper which presents a framework for understanding and strengthening "responsible innovation".
Research: increasing value, reducing waste
A series of five papers about research presented by The Lancet.
An agenda that contains universally applicable goals.

Gender and RRI

Working towards gender equality is an essential part of European research and innovation policy.
The Commission's report on gender and equality.
Project that aims to take into account sex and gender (S&G) in biomedicine and healthcare research.
EIGE European Institute for Gender Equality
Presentation of the European Institute for Gender Equality's Gender Equality in Academia and Research tool.
A project that promotes the gender variable as contributing value.
A report on the prevention of gender bias in science knowledge.
Mogil's paper about pain research and the gender issue.
An article that discusses eating disorders from a gender perspective.

Open access

A paper about open science, published in 2016 in Public Understanding of Science.
Budapest Open Access Initiative (2001)
Open access declaration published by the Open Society Institute (OSI).
the Budapest Open Access Initiative
A reaffirmation of the Budapest Open Access Initiative 10 years after its publication.
A publication by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (RTD) on open innovation
A chapter that structures the overall discourse of open science by proposing five schools of thought.
An article by Katja Mayer which examines the terminological and actual realms of open science.
An article by Munafò on improving the reliability and efficiency of scientific research.
The European Commission's portal specialized in open science.
An article in Peter Suber's blog about open access.

Ethics and integrity

A textbook that is the output of the project "European Textbook on Ethics in Research"
The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity
A reference document for research integrity in all research projects funded by the EU.
Guidelines designed by the European Commission for the ethical presentation of research proposals.
An online resource for research ethics education.
An action that fosters a research integrity culture in the educational field.
A document from FP7 about research excellence, which ensures respect of fundamental ethical principles.

Public engagement

A study published by Professor Keri Facer and Dr Bryony Enright, from the University of Bristol.
A public art organization that works with artists to contribute to the dialogues, debates and dreams of our time.
A research-art atelier dedicated to investigating the social sphere.
An open-access journal coordinated by the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement, UK.
A national advisory group which is part of the National Institute for Health Research, UK.
A handbook for researchers written by Sophie Duncane and Suzanne Spicer.
Practical guide that provides support for the assessment of public engagement events or projects.

Science education

A project funded by the 7th Framework Programme (FP7-SCIENCE-IN-SOCIETY-2013-1).
European Commision
The website of the European Commission's Education and training portal.
A framework for 21st century learning skills published by P21 Partnership for 21st Century Learning
A report on science education for responsible citizenship written by the expert group on science education.
A guide written by the Education Development Center.
The UNESCO World Education Forum 2015 in Incheon, Republic of Korea.
A project funded by the 7th Framework Programme (FP7-SCIENCE-IN-SOCIETY-2013-1).
A video published by the RRI Tools project.
A post in the RRI Tools project blog on how to integrate RRI in secondary education.