How can local knowledge production help regions to create more sustainable and inclusive societies? This post will delve deeper in how we combined the core concepts of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) and smart specialisation and how this developed into the EXPLORE methodology.
Technology transfer from universities can be intricate. The roles – and perceptions – of researchers, universities, and companies alike need to be considered on the way from ideas and inventions to innovation and investments. But in the end, it may just be a question of “Einstein or Columbus?”
This blogpost presents how CWTS got involved in two H2020-funded projects, CHERRIES and RIPEET, what they are about (territorial RRI), what we have learned from it, and what our contribution was (and still is) to developing interactions between science and society.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to contribute to solving some of the most pressing societal issues of our time, but to what extent are engineers reflecting on the uses of their technologies for sustainable development, and who is producing the engineering knowledge behind AI?
The fourth CWTS Summer School took place from June 20 to July 1, 2022. Scientometric scholars from over 23 different countries representing an array of disciplinary backgrounds met online and in-person in Leiden to learn, share and network on scientometric methods.