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Including Responsible Research and innovation in cutting Edge Science and Inquiry-based Science education to improve Teacher's Ability of Bridging Learning Environments

Objective

IRRESISTIBLE
In the project IRRISITIBLE partners work together to make young people more aware about Responsible Research and Innovation issues. Universities and science centres will cooperate in the project using the expertise they have in linking formal land informal learning.
For a long term effect the project focusses on teacher training. Each partner will form a Community of Learners in which teachers work together with formal education experts and informal education experts. The topics they will work on are derived from cutting edge research taking place at the partners’ university. Researchers and people from industry will complement the Community of Learners.

The Community of Learners will develop material to be used both in the classroom as well as in the science centres. During the first part content knowledge about the research will be introduced using the well established IBSE methodology. In the second part students will discuss and work on Responsible Research and Innovation issues regarding the research they have studied. Each partner will develop one module to be used in the classroom
During the module students will be developing exhibits about the RRI issues that they have studied. These exhibits will be presented in the science centres.The best exhibits from each partner will be brought together during the yearly conferences of the project. By using new techniques like digital fabrication (ie. 3D printing) the exchange of exhibits will be easy between partners.
In the second round of the project the teachers from the first Community of Learners will work in a new Community with 4 to 5 new teachers. They will help these teachers introduce the developed modules in their own classroom. This way the number of teachers involved grows.
After receiving feedback from the first two rounds the 10 modules will be published and disseminated using www.scientix.eu and through workshops at local and (inter)national conferences

Call for proposal

FP7-SCIENCE-IN-SOCIETY-2013-1
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Coordinator

RIJKSUNIVERSITEIT GRONINGEN
Address
Broerstraat 5
9712CP Groningen
Netherlands

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Dick Veldhuis (Prof.)
EU contribution
€ 304 660

Participants (13)

WEIZMANN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE
Israel
EU contribution
€ 279 805
Address
Herzl Street 234
7610001 Rehovot

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Talia Tzahor (Ms.)
LEIBNIZ-INSTITUT FUR DIE PADAGOGIKDER NATURWISSENSCHAFTEN UND MATHEMATIK AN DER UNIVERSITAT KIEL
Germany
EU contribution
€ 233 531
Address
Olshausenstrasse 62
24118 Kiel

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Lars Tietje
DEUTSCHES MUSEUM VON MEISTERWERKEN DER NATURWISSENSCHAFT UND TECHNIK
Germany
EU contribution
€ 61 525
Address
Museumsinsel 1
80538 Munchen

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Paul Hix (Mr.)
BOGAZICI UNIVERSITESI
Turkey
EU contribution
€ 229 585
Address
Bebek
34342 Istanbul

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Dilek Akgun (Ms.)
Instituto de Educação da Universidade de Lisboa
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 255 000
Address
Alameda Da Universidade
1649-013 Lisbon

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Carminda Pequito Cardoso (Dr.)
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI PALERMO
Italy
EU contribution
€ 79 929
Address
Piazza Marina 61
90133 Palermo

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Michele Floriano (Prof.)
JYVASKYLAN YLIOPISTO
Finland
EU contribution
€ 146 817
Address
Seminaarinkatu 15
40100 Jyvaskyla

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Tiina Silander
ALMA MATER STUDIORUM - UNIVERSITA DI BOLOGNA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 165 052
Address
Via Zamboni 33
40126 Bologna

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Margherita Venturi (Prof.)
PANEPISTIMIO KRITIS
Greece
EU contribution
€ 154 936
Address
University Campus Gallos
74100 Rethimno

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Eleni Karkanaki (Ms.)
Jagiellonian University in Krakow
Poland
EU contribution
€ 205 000
Address
Ul. Golebia 24
31007 Krakow

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Iwona Maciejowska (Dr.)
UNIVERSITATEA VALAHIA TARGOVISTE
Romania
EU contribution
€ 200 360
Address
Bulevardul Regele Carol I 2
130024 Targoviste

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Ionel Goglea (Mr.)
HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO
Finland
EU contribution
€ 132 992
Address
Yliopistonkatu 3
00014 Helsingin Yliopisto

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Satu Väisänen (Mrs.)
IDRYMA EVGENIDOU
Greece
EU contribution
€ 49 648
Address
L Syggrou 387
17564 Athina

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Christina Troumpetari (Ms.)