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International research experts working to implement a more ethical and inclusive model in research institutions have been meeting in Oxford this week.

The Starbios2 (Structural Transformation to Attain Responsible Biosciences) project is part of Horizon 2020, the European Union’s Research and Innovation programme. It aims to promote the notion of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), which is made up of five key themes: Public Engagement, Gender Equality, Science Education, Open Access and Ethics.

This, the project hopes, will “reinforce openness in science to create better acceptance of research and innovation, better respond to societal needs, to attract future scientists”.

Read more (Oxford BRC website)

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