Education and Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI): International Perspectives

  • Marta Romero-Ariza University of Jaén
Keywords: Responsible research and innovation (RRI), Socioscientific issues (SCI), Science education


What kind of science education is required in a world deeply influenced by science and technology? How can we contribute to Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) through science education? Are students and teachers prepared to address current socio-scientific challenges? What kinds of pedagogies foster the skills and values required for taking a critical position in the discussion of socio-scientific problems? Which teaching and learning activities prepare students to actively contribute to the development of smart and creative solutions? These and others are some of the key questions underlying this special issue devoted to education and RRI.

Author Biography

Marta Romero-Ariza, University of Jaén
Dr. Marta Romero-Ariza is a lecturer and researcher at the Department of Didactics of Sciences in the University of Jaén especially interested in how to enhance science learning through the use of innovative approaches and technological resources. Her lines of work include science teacher initial education and professional development with a special focus on inquiry-based science education, nature of science and socio-scientific issues. She has been actively engaged in several international projects such as EANCYT, COMPASS, PRIMAS and MASCIL. Currently she is the leader of the Spanish team in the European projects PARRISE, IncluSMe and MasDiV.