• Training Room

    Responsible Research & Innovation
    Provider   Researcher Development Programme

    This one-day interactive workshop introduces principles & concepts of responsible research & innovation & provides attendees with tools, processes, and frameworks for developing innovations responsibility. Funded by University of Strathclyde EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA).

Duration 1 full day

Course Type Workshop

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: Anyone involved in research and innovation

This is a live, on-campus event.

During this one-day event we will look at what it means to be a responsible researcher at Strathclyde university. We will discuss research and innovation as a process and discuss the principles of responsible research and innovation. We will also talk about being an engaged scholar, working with industry and policy maker. We will encourage you to think about the wider ecosystems within which you operate. There will be a chance to discuss interdisciplinary research and about career development through responsible research and innovation. There are also additional supporting materials online.

Course Outcomes/ Objectives:

  • Understand the role of Responsible Innovation in the context of your own work and other disciplines
  • Evaluate processes and frameworks for Responsible Research & Innovation.
  • Create a plan to embed Responsible Innovation in your own practice, including desirable characteristics of Responsible Innovation, such as Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Discuss the drivers for Responsible Innovation and its role in the research and innovation landscape as well as the impact on your own careers.
  • Understand the innovation ecosystem and where your research fits into the innovation process.
  • Identify potential users of your research/innovation, including community groups, and develop an engagement plan.
  • Enhanced understanding of the wider research and innovation context
  • Broaden your mindset on the scope of impact of research on wider society. 


References and Useful Links:

Tidd, J & Bessant, J. (2018) Managing Innovation published by Wiley.

Owen, R., Bessant, J. and Heintz, M. (2013) Responsible Innovation: Managing the responsible emergence of science and innovation in society. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons.

UKRI Framework for responsible innovation - https://www.ukri.org/about-us/epsrc/our-policies-and-standards/framework-for-responsible-innovation 


Delivered By: Prof Jillian MacBryde & Dr Marisa Smith (Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship)



PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development

All postgraduate research students are eligible to access the Researcher Development Programme workshops. This workshop can contribute towards the PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD).

You can find credit and class information in the Researcher Development Programme Handbook and in NEPTUNE (Engineering, HaSS) or SPIDER (Science).

Please check with your department or Supervisor to confirm if you are enrolled on the PG Cert RPD and how many credits you are expected to achieve if you are unsure.