Researcher Social Sciences and Humanities – sustainable radwaste governance – SCK-CEN
Feb01

Researcher Social Sciences and Humanities – sustainable radwaste governance – SCK-CEN

Are you passionate about transdisciplinary research on science and society?  Are you eager to contribute to sustainability and responsible innovation? Does the nuclear field appeal to you as a fascinating domain for developing research on participatory risk governance? Then you could well be the person we are looking for. Our “Nuclear Science and Technology Studies” research group (NST) is hiring a new social scientist or humanities...

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Internship opportunity: Mapping ‘participation’ in radiation protection – Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK•CEN
Dec06

Internship opportunity: Mapping ‘participation’ in radiation protection – Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK•CEN

Location: Mol, Belgium Hours: Full Time Contract: Fixed-Term 3 month traineeship Placed On: 6th December 2018 Closes: 14th January 2019 This is an exciting opportunity for a MA student in social sciences / humanities to map and review participatory practices in radiation protection, a subfield in nuclear science and technology. The aims of your research will be to: i) clarify why, when and how stakeholders engage in radiation...

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2018 Ethics Week VUB
Nov22

2018 Ethics Week VUB

From 4 to 7 December, the VUB is hosting an Ethics Week for researchers. Ethics Week offers a series of events around ethical themes that are of interest to younger and more experienced researchers, and to its research policy makers. For more information and to register: http://www.vub.ac.be/weekvandeethiek/

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CfP TILTing Perspectives 2019 – Tilburg
Oct18

CfP TILTing Perspectives 2019 – Tilburg

Urbanization, migration, platformization, digitalization, smartification, datafication, economic integration and, climate mitigation and adaptation. There is a common denominator to each and every one of these concepts: Change. A transition from a given ‘old’ to an unknown or uncertain ‘new’. Change itself is closely related to technology. Change may be the intended result of the application of a technology, or it may be one of its...

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Lecture RRI and genome editing for congenital deafness – Stevienna de Saille at KULeuven
May17

Lecture RRI and genome editing for congenital deafness – Stevienna de Saille at KULeuven

On June 22 Stevienna de Saille (Research Fellow in the Institute for the Study of the Human at the University of Sheffield, UK) will give a lecture on ‘Applying ‘Responsible Research and Innovation’ to genome editing for congenital deafness: questions and conundrums’.   ABSTRACT Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) is a policy framework advocating attention to the development of new technologies, particularly to the potentially...

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