Article: EuroScience Responsible Science; Can society-oriented research be academically influential?

New Danish study shows that research aiming to tackle grand societal challenges, could also be of high academic value

The social contract between science and society in Europe, underpinned by European Framework Programme (FP) policy, increasingly requires research to be oriented towards addressing social, economic, cultural, and political challenges. Furthermore, researchers themselves are increasingly expected to provide evidence for the societal impact of their research to be eligible for funding.

Minister English Announces €2.8 Million Science Foundation Ireland Investment in STEM Public Engagement & Education Initiatives

Interim Director of Communications, Niamh Lyons and  Minister for Research, Innovation and Skills, Damien English, TD.
  • Investment by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through Science Foundation Ireland Supports Ireland’s Ambition to Have the Most Engaged and Scientifically Informed Public.

Campus Engage community-based learning and research Convenors team up with Science Foundation Ireland to deliver the Participate Programme to STEM teaching staff

Campus Engage National Coordinator and Convenors from DIT, DCU, NUIG, UCC along with Campus Engage Chair at UL, Age Action, Enable Ireland and NDA have been awarded an SFI Discover Grant to support the roll out of the Participate Programme to science, technology, engineering and maths educators.   


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