Lada Timotijevic and Emiliy Porth spoke about “Responsible Research and innovation in Healthcare Policy Delivery: A qualitative Study of the ‘Size Acceptance’ Programme of Obesity Management” at the 4S Annual Meeting of the Society of Social Studies, 30th Aug – 2nd Sept 2017, Boston, US.
Emily Porth and Lada Timotijevic spoke about “Sharing experiences to combat weight stigma in public health: Policy and practice lessons from scholars, health practitioners and activists ” at the Fifth Annual Weight Stigma conference 6-7 June Prague, Czech Republic.
On June 19, 2017, a broad range of stakeholders including policy makers, research management and funding organizations, science education and communication actors, RRI researchers and third sector organizations from across Europe and beyond discussed innovative ways to promote the engagement of society with research and innovation (R&I) in Europe.
There are several barriers to mainstreaming societal engagement with research and innovation which need to be addressed: by dedicated research, science and technology policies. How these policies could look like was subject of lively discussions at the PROSO conference.
Lada Timotijevic spoke about “Bioeconomy and the concept of Responsible Research and Innovation” at CommBizz Bioeconomy Impact – The Journey to Innovation, 21-22nd of Feb 2017, London, UK (CommBizz is a EU funded network of researchers working in the field of bioeconomy: https://commbebiz.eu/.
PROSO Partners attended a policy conference organized by the sister projects CASI and PE2020 in Brussels, 16.-17. November. The title of the Conference was “Public engagement for research, practice and policy”. Read more about the conference here.
PROSO work will be presented at the 8th Annual S.Net Meeting, University of Bergen, Norway, 11-14 Oct 2016. The title of the conference is “The Co-Production of Emerging Bodies, Politics and Technologies”. Read more about S.Net 2016 here: http://www.uib.no/en/svt/92313/S-NET-Conference-2016