This award has been launched with the aim of celebrating excellent research practices in which the process requirements of RRI have successfully been integrated throughout the research process. This award proves to be a perfect opportunity to explore, articulate and share promising responsible research practices across Europe.
- Your scientific research project or research programme addresses a responsible research practice and is conducted by a university, research centre, industry, civil society organisation or other type of organisation.
- Your research coordinator must be located in the European Research Area.
- Your research must be on-going or have been finalised not earlier than 2013.
- Your coordinator of the research and his/her team must agree to participate in a case study analysis if shortlisted by the Award Committee.
- Your research team endorses the European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity.
- Research conducted solely by for-profit organisations is not eligible.
2. Successful integration of the RRI process requirements at various stages of the research process:
b. Anticipation & reflection: the research should incorporate an adequate analysis of the background (societal role, diverging problem definitions, etc), addressing ethical, legal, social and/or environmental aspects, envisioning plausible futures and facilitating deliberation on values, perceptions, needs and interests.
c. Openness & transparency: the research should communicate appropriate, honest and clear information about processes, roles, content and results and give transparent public information in order to facilitate fast innovation, constructive collaboration among peers and productive dialogue with civil society.
d.Responsiveness & adaptive change: the research should have the flexibility to change practices in response to feedback, new circumstances and insights and to changing values of stakeholders and the general public.
3. Replicability of the methodology
- All submissions will be assessed by jury members from various scientific communities.
- Please select the option ‘other country’ in the online application form in case the research is not coordinated in Belgium.
- For general information (such as practical information on the online application form): contact center of the KBF, T 32 2 500 45 55 or email email@example.com
- For specific information on the contents of this call please mail firstname.lastname@example.org